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In Race For Probate Judge, David Brannon Has $525,000 To Spend — $507,895 Is Family Money — Arvin Miller has $66,500

The Pre-election Campaign Finance Report shows that the Committee to Elect David Brannon raised a total of $524,567. Of this amount, 97% — $507,895 — came from the Brannon family, as loans to the campaign. David Brannon’s Mother, Colleen, provided $377,880 and David, himself, provided $130,000.

The Finance Report shows that the Committee to Elect Arvin Miller raised a total of $66,550. Of this, $15,000 is listed as a loan to the committee from Arvin’s wife, Susan Blasik Miller.

David Brannon and his brother, Douglas, work as lawyers, along with their father, Dwight, in the “Brannon Law Firm.” Their website emphasizes that the law firm works with the Probate Court “in all types of probate, will, trust and estate matters.”  I’m sure it would be a big boost to the probate business of the “Brannon Law Firm” to elect David Brannon as Probate Judge. The family is putting a lot of money into Brannon’s campaign — $507,895 — spent on slick TV ads and expensive campaign materials. This flood of money from one family to acquire a judgeship, to me is unseemly. If the public knew this information, I believe the Brannon campaign would be slapped down. Our democracy is corrupted by money and this corruption is especially offensive when it works to buy a judgeship.

David Brannon is 41 years old. The Vote411 Voter Guide, reveals that Brannon has had zero years experience as an active judge. In contrast, Democrat Arvin Miller is 65 years old and the Guide shows that he has had a lifetime of relevant experience as an active judge. The last twelve years Miller has served as Probate Magistrate — hearing and deciding cases under the supervision of the retiring Probate Judge — Republican Alice McCollum.

Arvin Miller clearly is a better choice to be elevated to this important and respected position, but educating the public is a huge task. The power of money to shape public opinion is truly awesome. Our democracy is corrupted by money and this corruption is especially outrageous when it works to buy a judgeship.

See: To Elect Him Probate Judge, David Brannon’s Mom Provided $200,000 For Slick TV Ads — But Arvin Miller Is The Real Deal

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This Week, Donald Trump Supporters Plan “SIGN RALLIES” In Kettering — On Loop Road And On Wilmington Pike

Donald Trump supporters are planning two “SIGN RALLIES” this week in Kettering. The organizers write: “While our President is recuperating from the Corona virus it is our privilege to stand in the gap.” This is their instructions concerning sign messages: “TRUMP 2020….. TRUMP ❤…..A….. HONK 4 TRUMP…..WE ❤YOU PRESIDENT TRUMP …. 4 MORE YEARS …..VOTE TRUMP/PENCE ….. VOTE 4 TRUMP……WOMEN 4 TRUMP ……WORKERS 4 TRUMP…… BLACKS 4 TRUMPS …… GRANDMAS 4 TRUMP…..VETERANS 4 TRUMP…..TEACHERS 4 TRUMP….and any other creative message that is not too long in length! Focus positively on the President. Don’t use Biden’s name as it might

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To Elect Him Probate Judge, David Brannon’s Mom Provided $200,000 For Slick TV Ads — But Arvin Miller Is The Real Deal

David Brannon, a 41 year old Republican attorney, has a big TV ad campaign — telling voters he has the experience needed to be Probate Judge — paid for with a $200,000 loan from his Mom. In The Vote411 Voter Guide, however, this young attorney reveals what these ads fail to mention: Brannon has had zero years experience as an active judge.

At left is Dwight Brannon, age 72, founder of “The Brannon Law Firm.” With him are his two sons who are partners in the firm: Douglas (age 44) and David (age 41). Their website advertises: “The

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Republican Candidate, Niraj Antani, Wants The Ohio Senate To Prohibit Any Restrictions On 2nd Amendment “Rights”

Niraj Antani now represents House District 42 and he is the Republican candidate seeking election to represent Ohio Senate District 06

In yesterday’s Dayton Daily News front page article on the contest for Ohio Senate District 06, Republican candidate Niraj Antani stuck to his guns, repeating three times: “I do not support any bill that increases restrictions on the Second Amendment rights of law abiding citizens.”

More to the point, Antani wants to remove any limitation on guns.

Antani got national attention for advocating that 18 year olds should be allowed to take their long guns to school.

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Democrats Seeking Election In Republican Districts Should Show A Plan For Transparency, Citizen Engagement

In 1994, Newt Gingrich got Republican candidates to agree to support a “Contract With America” — promising that, if elected, they would to take action on specific legislation. This Contract nationalized the election and is credited with the Republican’s big success that election — gaining 54 House and 9 U.S. Senate seats — flipping both chambers.

Democrats seeking election in Republican leaning districts cannot win by expecting Republican voters to embrace a Democratic Party agenda. I’d like to suggest that Democratic candidates in this region — seeking election to the Ohio House and Ohio Senate in Republican leaning districts

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