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Chalich doesn’t represent you

I’m seeing several folks pushing Stan Chalich for CVSD and that’s a shame, as Chalich seems to lack the temperament and vision needed for the position. Here’s how I’ve come to that conclusion:

Chalich only developed enough concern to run after the primary election, which would have served as the proper venue to throw his hat in the ring and declare his positions. It’s a shame he didn’t believe in giving people the chance to vet his candidacy earlier. Was the scrutiny of a more significant campaign something he was seeking to avoid? Additionally, Chalich has taken the short time he has been a candidate to either directly or indirectly smear those he does not see eye to eye with and to avoid taking any meaningful positions on serious issues facing CVSD - that’s troubling.

From the Spokesman Review on 9/29/2021 in a piece by Jim Allen:

“In an interview last week, Chalich referred to Orebaugh’s followers as a “radical group trying to push their interests down your throat.””

From the same article:

“However, his (Chalich’s) website includes sharp commentary by retired doctor Jerry LeClaire, who criticizes Linebarger’s allies by saying their “critical reading skills are so poor they cannot read the writing on the wall of the rathole into which they have descended.””

This is what Chalich thinks of you and that’s not representative of our district. I urge you to avoid writing him in.

Matthew Walton



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