BFA-PAC endorses several candidates in 2019 elections

Buckeye Firearms Association has endorsed several candidates for the November 5, 2019 general election.

While all the media attention is on presidential candidates, many of whom will drop off before a primary, and whose general election is over a year away, we are focused on what matters to you: Endorsed candidates who need your support to win in a few weeks.

Let’s start with endorsed judicial candidates:

Josh Berkowitz – Hamilton County
Mike Peck – Hamilton County
Matthew George – Licking County

No matter what law we pass, it does not matter if we don’t have good judges to enforce the law. See our lawsuits against Cincinnati and Columbus for two ongoing examples. Judges are “non-partisan” races, so the (R)/(D) party affiliation do not appear on the ballot. You need to know your candidates.

We have also seen how important city council has become with some cities violating state law to illegally restrict your rights and many other city councils passing laws to allow license holders to carry firearms in government buildings. These elections really matter.

Mark Messer – City of Lebanon

If your city has council members up for election/re-election – find out if they support or have passed resolutions allowing CHLs to carry in city buildings. Support those who support your rights.

Our 2019 local races are listed on our website.

We may still endorse more candidates, so check back before you vote.

Early voting is already underway. Make sure your vote is counted, and your like-minded friends/family/co-workers know about endorsed candidates in your area.

Jim Irvine is BFA-PAC Chairman, recipient of the NRA-ILA's 2011 Jay M. Littlefield Volunteer of the Year Award, CCRKBA's 2012 Gun Rights Defender of the Year Award and the Second Amendment Foundation's 2019 Distinguished Service Award.

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