Goldendale Mayor Mike Canon
Commissioner Sizemore as Board Chairman, as well as a newly elected County Commissioner, has continued the standing practice of collaboration and partnerships between Klickitat County and its cities. This approach promotes action toward getting the job done for important economic development, as well as agricultural projects and further energy development in the County. I have enjoyed working with him as a member of the Klickitat County Economic Development Authority (KCPEDA) representing the City of Goldendale. He believes in actively getting the job done.
Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer
As Sheriff, I have regular interaction with the Board of County Commissioners, over budget management and goals for the Sheriff’s Office, Public Safety matters, Jail operations and working on mental health and drug addiction issues and labor management matters.
I have found all three of the County Commissioners to be Professional and to have sincere concerns for Public Safety throughout Klickitat County.
I have also found Commissioner Jim Sizemore to be one of the most honest and ethical individuals that I know. When Jim gives you his word, you can take it to the bank, his word is as good as gold.
Jim Sizemore never loses sight of the fact that he works for the citizens and he truly cares about their well being.
As a Constitutional Sheriff, I also know for a fact that Jim Sizemore and the other two County Commissioners are strong supporter of the U.S.
Constitution and the Washington State Constitution.
If I believed for one minute that Commissioner Sizemore was not a strong supporter of our 2nd Amendment Rights and did not support the U.S. Constitution and the Washington State Constitution, I would not be endorsing Jim Sizemore for re-election as County Commissioner.
Commissioner Jim Sizemore, along with the other two County Commissioners Rex Johnston and David Sauter supported my position against what I believe to be an unconstitutional anti-gun law I-1639, which violates Citizens 2nd Amendment Rights and as Sheriff I would not enforce the unconstitutional gun law against the citizens of Klickitat County.
Jim Sizemore and the other two County Commissioners have consistently supported the well being and safety of the Sheriff’s Office Employees.
Jim Sizemore has an outstanding proven record as a County Commissioner with approximately (8) years of experience as a Klickitat County Commissioner.
Jim is not a negative person, he has a positive outlook with a can do attitude when performing his duties as a Klickitat County Commissioner. Jim Sizemore is just one vote on the three member board of County Commissioners. Jim works in a partnership with the other two County Commissioners to get the best job done for all the citizens of Klickitat County.
We are blessed to have such an outstanding Board of County Commissioners.
Therefore, without Hesitation, I SUPPORT and ENDORSE Jim Sizemore(R) for Re-Election as Klickitat County District #3 County Commissioner.
Bob Songer - Constitutional Sheriff
Klickitat County, Washington
Washington Farm Bureau
Thank you for your interest in and support of issues vital to Washington agriculture and your desire to lead on these issues as a Klickitat County Commissioner. It is our pleasure to share that the Washington State Farm Bureau PAC has endorsed you in the Primary Election this year. We hope this endorsement will help your campaign be successful.
When I filed to run for Klickitat County Commissioner in District 3 back in May, I knew it was a long shot to win, but after years of serious effort and some success in advancing economic development in Klickitat County as both a paid consultant and a volunteer, I had to run. Though I’m sorry about the outcome of the election, it was worth effort, and I’d like to thank my supporters, former colleagues who endorsed me, and the hundreds of voters who cast their ballots for me in District 3 on August 4th.
The run-up to the primary was unlike any I’ve ever seen in a Klickitat County Commissioner’s race. With the restrictions in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, getting the message out to the voters wasn’t easy. But one candidate, Dan Christopher, stood out during this campaign for his inflammatory and unsubstantiated claims regarding his other opponent in District 3, Jim Sizemore.
Dan Christopher garnered a majority of the votes in District 3 and I urge Klickitat County voters to reject his candidacy in the general election because of his lack of leadership experience and apparent impulse to twist the truth. As an example, on his website he stated that he founded the Mt. Hood Chapter of CCA (Coastal Conservation Association) and claimed it to be “A political advocacy group designed to lobby for ‘We The People’.” The stated purpose of the CCA “…is to advise and educate the public on conservation of marine resources. The objective of CCA is to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of those coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.” After confirming the mission statement with the CCA organization my campaign assistant contacted Mr. Christopher directly regarding the misleading statement, and he has corrected his website. Effective leaders are not divisive and do not seek to mislead their constituents. They bring people together to hammer out tough agreements on seemingly impossible issues. Words matter.
While Jim Sizemore and I don’t always see eye-to-eye on important issues such as EDA grants, and Economic Development, I’ve known him for years and respect him as a public servant who takes his position on the Klickitat County Board of Commissioners very seriously. In Klickitat County District 3, Jim Sizemore is the candidate who deserves your vote this November.
(Democratic Candidate for Klickitat County Commissioner, District 3)