Always being interested in politics, it wasn't until the election results of 2016 that I decided it was time to run for elected office.
Tired of the voices of minorities and the disenfranchised being muted, I decided it is time to no longer be silent.
I will not be silent.
I will not back down.
I will stand for all the people regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender identification, sexual preference or income.
In this political time, it will take all actions to defend and protect democracy from the tyranny of oppression.
Therefore, my action is to run for office and be vocal so the oppressors will know that their actions are not acceptable.