The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Our Readers Speak

September 29, 2012

In Their Own Words

The Register-Herald is presenting all political candidates on the November General Election ballot the opportunity to tell the community in your own words why they should vote for you to serve in an elected capacity. There is no charge for this service.

 These campaign profiles will let you say exactly what you want the voters to know about you and why you wish to serve in an elected public office.

— E-mail to us, in no more than 250 words, what you believe qualifies you to hold office. Information can include, but is not limited to, education, work/job experience, life experience, personal information and the main reasons you decided to run. The word limit will be strictly adhered to and The Register-Herald will cut submissions exactly at 250 words whether it is at the end of a sentence or not. All words are counted including the, and, a, etc.

— Your e-mail should also include daytime and nighttime telephone and cell phone numbers and an attachment with your photograph. Your e-mail should be sent to and should be labeled in Caps starting with your last name and the words candidate profile (Example-NUCKOLS CANDIDATE PROFILE).

— After you have sent your e-mail, please contact us by telephone to verify that we have received it. For verification purposes or to have other questions answered, call our Managing Editor Dawn A. Dayton at 304-255-4459 or Assistant Managing Editor Jim Workman at 304-256-5643. We can also be reached toll-free at 1-800-950-0250 extensions 459 or 643.

— Paid political advertising will also appear in this section. For more information about political advertising call 304-256-5629 or 1-800-950-0250 and ask to make an appointment with an account manager. Those seeking to advertise are also welcome to visit our offices Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 801 N. Kanawha St. in Beckley.

 We hope you will take advantage of this unique opportunity to deliver your message to the voters.

 “In Their Own Words”

will appear as part of the

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, edition of The Register-Herald.

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