Dawson Slaughter: Time for borough to look forward

  • By Dawson Slaughter
  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015 7:33pm
  • Opinion

I am Dawson Slaughter from Anchor Point and I want to be the next Borough Assemblyman from District 9. This is a huge and diverse district that includes people living on both sides of the bay, plus those outside the City of Homer and then north to Anchor Point.

As a lifelong Alaskan I appreciate what an amazing place Anchor Point and the southern peninsula are. Recently married I expect to raise my family here and will want my children to have a world class education. Quality of life is important to us all and I will work hard to make sure that all borough services are delivered efficiently and cost effectively.

I attended Chapman Elementary grades k-8 and graduated from Homer High. I am a soon to be father, small business owner, home owner and ordinary citizen willing to run for elected office. Making the transition from here and now, into the future, requires good values, common sense, honesty and integrity. These are the personal traits I offer to you, the voters of District 9.

It is my intention to represent all the people of this district equally and will consider all points of view when making the important decisions that can affect our everyday life. I do not represent any organizations or other special interest groups. Instead, my focus is on every individual and what is in the best interest of our future.

I’m young and energetic, with a lot to offer as your voice on the borough assembly. There have been many changes since this borough was originally formed. With a new generation of leadership on the assembly, we can look back and then look forward. Then work together to make any needed changes that will put us on the right path towards the future.

I encourage you to meet me and get acquainted. Then vote Dawson Slaughter, borough assembly district 9 on October 6th. Thank you.

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