I appreciate the comments made by Dick & Jane in their www.LarryKump.us entry and ditto their endorsement encouraging all to get out and vote for Larry Kump.
I would like to add that as a seven year resident of the Panhandle, I first noted the name "Larry D. Kump" in letters to the editor in West Virginia's Martinsburg Journal, that I found on point and inspirational.
Then a few years ago, when I met Larry in person, I found an intelligent, insightful, and often humorous individual who does not hesitate to speak out about what is right, backing up what he says with facts.
And, then he goes beyond his words and follows up with his actions.
I am proud of him for being willing to accept this challenge and to be willing to serve the residents of the district and all of West Virginia.
(The above, in edited form, appears as a Letter to the Editor in the August 15, 2010 edition of the Herald-Mail, and the August 18, 2010 edition of the Martinsburg Journal.)
Footnote: Please help promote good governance by sending your personal contribution to "Friends of Larry D. Kump", c/o Treasurer Robert B. Griffith, P.O. Box 1322, Hedgesville, WV 25427.