On Friday, LCRC Chairman Paul Protic threatened to pull the Republican board of supervisors' candidates from the debates unless the additional state forums are held for the 33rd Senate District held by Mark Herring (D) and 33rd District House seat, held by David Poisson (D). - Leesburg TodayWhat the story does not say is that these candidates could choose to attend these debates independent of the opinions of the LCRC Chairman. Should Loudoun County be run by people willing to deny the voters their presence a respected forum at the request of one man? Shouldn't the opinions of thousands of voters count more than the LCRC Chair to these elected representatives?
In November, we're the decider; not the Republican or Democratic Chair, not the League of Women Voters, not even Staton, Snow, Delgaudio, Tulloch and Clem. We are.