As someone new to the political arena in Portsmouth, I am learning every day from citizens I meet. The first thing necessary is to listen to the concerns of everyday citizens who live, work and play in Portsmouth.
I have taken time over the past year and a half to listen, to read, and to study about what is on the minds of citizens I meet. I have attended civic league meetings, community events, regional meetings, and talked to people at restaurants, shops, festivals and informal gatherings. I have learned a great deal about what is on the minds of citizens that I have met.
I have taken time to learn about best practices in ethical campaigning through participation in the Sorensen Candidate Training Program at the University of Virginia. Now it is time to get started. Now the focus shifts to you, the citizens of Portsmouth. This endeavor is about serving you, making Portsmouth better for you, bringing you into the process of governing in this beautiful place.
This campaign will focus on five issues critical for you, the citizens of Portsmouth:
Please reach out to me through email at firstname.lastname@example.org, through Facebook (click the link in upper right corner), cell phone (757-535-1210) or in person. You are the reason for this campaign and your support will be needed to move our city forward. Thank you for your interest.
Watch this space . . . Cathy Revell