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Hays Free Press February 17, 2016 Page 5A questionnaires Jimmy Zuehike interact either one of these three with with an explanation of citizens aim why but, I chose all three 1. Why am I running for to choose and let me explain why. office:/ to open Being fifty-three years I have numerous carry. On a of age, I grew up with reasons why I am side note, Star Trek in the sixties, running for the office as peace Battlestar Galactica in of Constable Precinct 2 officer I the seventies, and Star Hays County. I retired (we) need ZUEHLKE Wars in the eighties. from the Texas Alcoholicall the help Of course there have Beverage Commission and support citizens can been spin-offs and/or after twenty-five years offer these days. I hope remakes of all three. of devoted and loyal all citizens "have ourI would like to service. I achieved the backs!" compare all three to rank of Lieutenant the way I will operate in which I was the 3.Why do I think I would my constable's office supervisor over twenty- be a good constable, if now and in the future. two Agents and one elected Through each program civilian personnel. I I have served the from the sixties to the oversaw fifteen counties citizens of this great State twenty first century, one of which was Hays of Texas loyally for going the quality of special County. I have been a on twenty-nine years, effects has improved, Patrol Deputy for the During that time I have cinematography has Hays County Sheriff's always treated people as improved, and yes the Office for the past four I would like to be treated, equipment available to years. I have been a I have and will continue these space travelers has resident of Hays County to treat all citizens with also improved (phaser since 1997 and I have respect and dignity, to taser). Change is seen the enormous Common sense is apparent in each movie, growth in the area. I something that one does series, and/or episode. have also kept my eye not learn, you either Change is inevitable, on Precinct 2 where I have it or not. Commonso must the constable's reside for many years, sense in law enforcement office change. The The citizens of Precinct is a must to succeed both way criminal law 2 deserve a change and a as a successful peace enforcement has positive change at that! officer and a successful changed. I was issued community leader. I a six shooter when I 2.What are my thoughts know that I have both.started with the Texas on open carry? I am open to any and Alcoholic Beverage Open carry is a right all new information Commission in the and I fully support this and new technology to late eighties. Now I right. With rights come make my constables have a semi-automatic responsibilities. There office great. Through my handgun with high are pros and cons on this career, I have continued capacity magazines with subject matter which to learn. I will never say, a flashlight attached to are debateble. When "I know everything andthe barrel. I would have open carry came out on I have done everything!" never thought of putting January 1st of this year, If a peace officer does a flashlight on the end of it was like a "shiny new quote these words, it's my handgun back in the toy". What I mean by this time for that peace late eighties. is that a vast amount of officer to move to a The way civil papers citizens looked forward different career. This is are served, tracked, and to and very excited a changing world and generated has changed. about this right. To one must change with The accessibility of this date, I have yet to it. With this ideology, I these papers to other see anyone open carry will motivate my deputy law enforcement while I was on duty or constables to excel toagencies has improved off-duty. I believe more the best of their abilities, through technology people are concealing I will and have alwaysand computer there handgun rather promoted a positive systems available in than having the general work environment. Hays County. This public notice and bring With positivity comes accessibility will be attention to themselves if increased in productivity opened under my they were to open carry, and performance. My administration as well When a person open deputy constables willas open communication carries, in my opinion be held accountable and with other law they would be the first so will I. No, we are not enforcement agencies. target of a criminal in perfect but, I will pursue As stated earlier in my a gwen situation for perfection through answers to the questions example a robbery or education, community presented, change is active shooter situation, input, and my leadership constant and always will But, by all means, as Constable for Precinct be. I will stay flexible this is a personal 2 Hays County. in the way my office preference and peace will operate and I will officers around the state 4. Star Wars, Star Trek or improve it to the best hopefully have received Battlestar Galactica? of my ability with the training on how to I could have said resources available. Steve Avalos 1. Why are you running for office? I have lived in Precinct 2 for over 15 years. I am very vested in my com- munity and feel that it is time a change. Precinct 2 is growing and the people need the Constables Office to grow with the community. I will bring the Precinct 2 Consta- bles Office into the 21st century and make sure my deputies are prop- erly trained and have a working relationship with the sur- rounding agencies. By doing this the Constables Office will work in a proficient, profes- AVALOS sional manner for all the people of Precinct 2. 2. What are your thoughts on open carry. I feel that every law-abiding citizen should have the right to bare and keep arms. 3. Why do you think you would make a good con- stable, if elected I feel that my years of experience in law en- forcement give me a firm foundation in running a strong Constables Office. My family and I have deep roots in Precinct 2 and I look forward to providing professional and courteous service to the people of the Pre- cinct. 4. Star Wars, Star Trek or Battlestar Galactica$ Star Wars, May the force be with you! Makes James Kohler, no incumbent difference to me. l.Why am I running for office 3. Why do To take care of the you think youth and the people in you'd my precinct in Hays Co. make a good 2. What are your constable thoughts on open carry' if elected. KOHLER I'm the best man for the job and I've been here 38 years and taking care of the youth and people in my precinct in Hays County. 4. Star Wars, Star Trek or Battlestar Galactica? None of the above. John Wayne. O Congressman Roger Williams I am proud to endorse my friend and fellow conserva- tive Gary Cutler for re-election as Hays County Sheriff. There is no doubt that Sheriff Cutler is a true conserva- tive who has made Hays County a safer place. He's a conservative leader who gets it done. I am proud to call him a friend and proud to endorse him for re-election. State Representative Jason Isaac The Kyle Sisters Hays County Law Enforcement A: On behalf of the Hays County Law Enforcement Association, I would like to officially inform you that we have decided to endorse your candidacy for Hays County Sheriff. We hope our endorsement will assist you in winning the primary[ Michael Kirkwood President HCLEA Coolde is a 6-year-old female beagle mix who is just as sweet and soft as big pile of cookie dough! She loves all people and makes fiends with other dogs very easily. Cookie is a perfect size at around 351bs, knows her manners and walks well on leash. Come and get th~ adorable gid! PAWS Shelter and Flash is a 10-month-old shorthair black and white male who is an excellent companion kitty! He loves to goof around with his feline pals and just have fun all day. When he's not being the life of the party, you can usually find him perched on the window sill napping or just taking it all in. Humane Society is a non-profit, no-kill shelter operated primarily on donations and adoptions. 500 FM 150 E, Kyle, TX. 512 268-1611 All animals are fully vaccinated, spay/neutered, microchipped and dewormed. J % for Hays County Constable Pct. 5 Join Mitch for his Campaign Meet and Greet! Save the Date Saturday, February 20, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Onion AT Creek Senior Citizen 420 Bartons Crossing Buda, TX 78610 Center FREE HOT DOGS AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED Pol. Adv. To Elect Mitchell R. Johnson Mitchell R. Johnson, Treasurer, PO Box 824, Buda, TX 78610 i