Montgomery County Sheriff endorses Bill Beagle for Ohio's 8th Congressional District
TIPP CITY -- Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer and Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones endorsed BIll Beagle for Ohio's 8th Congressional District, after John Boehner announced his resignation in October 2015.
The announcement was made in a press release Sunday night.
Sheriff Jones made the following statement:
"I spent a lot of time sizing up the different candidates in this race over the past few months and have decided that Bill Beagle will be the strongest and most effective Congressman for our district," said Sheriff Jones. "When I sat down with Bill and looked him in the eyes, I knew right then and there that he is a leader with a backbone who will take up the fight in Washington to secure our borders, fix our broken immigration system and protect America."
Sheriff Jones has served the people of Butler County for the past 23 years.
Sheriff Plummer is from the Miami Valley and has worked for the sheriff's office for the past 28 years.
Sheriff Plummer made the following statement:
"As the Montgomery County Sheriff, I have worked closely with our State Senator, Bill Beagle, over the past 5 1/2 years and know that he will serve the people of the 8th Congressional District exceptionally well in Washington," said Sheriff Plummer. "Bill Beagle will be the conservative leader our country needs to defend our national security and keep our communities safe."
BIll Beagle is a Republican.
The special election is scheduled for March 15th.