Rittenhouse v. Tackett v. Henry for Clark County Commission seat

Education: Wright State University – Bachelor of Arts – Urban Studies; Clark State Community College – Landscaping

Current job: Reading Tutor – Springfield City School District – Fulton Elementary School

Why are you seeking an elective mandate: To serve all citizens of Clark County, provide a balance between county and city government, and come up with new ideas to promote tourism, protect our water, and attract high-paying businesses

Why voters should elect you: I am results oriented with a long history of accomplishments in many areas of the community. I am the only veteran of this race to have held city, county, state, local school district positions and intend to be a good steward of county resources.

If elected, what will be your top three priorities? 1- Support law enforcement, 2- improve tourism, 3- bring businesses that offer good wages to families

What specific plans do you have to address these top priorities? Finalize completion of 911 dispatch center, pay sheriff’s deputies salaries comparable to surrounding counties, promote the addition of a 4-H museum, examine prospects for a conservatory, develop plans to attract high-tech jobs and working with the regional college consortium to prepare for the next generation

Anything else you would like voters to know? I look forward to using my energy and vision to improve Clark County by working diligently with all citizens and elected officials in the city, town and township.


Tracey Tacett

Residence: Springfield

Previous Organizations, Councils, Elected Offices: Leadership Clark County Alumni 2008, Citizens Police Academy Alumni 2021 and currently Chair of fundraising for local law enforcement support activities such as the Springfield Police Golf Outing which helps support other events led by law enforcement in my community, such as National Night Out, Operation Thanksgiving and Christmas, board member of the Epilepsy Foundation of Ohio, board member of the National Epilepsy Foundation, advocate of the Children’s National Hospital On Our Sleeves Movement and the Ryan Day Foundation for children’s mental health of Ohio, former Springfield Arts Council Board Member, former Ambassador to the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce, former member of the American Cancer Society of Clark County Board of Trustees, past chair of the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and committee member of the d celebrity lunch. Former Junior Achievement volunteer, current President of Downtown Springfield Trick or Treat and Golden Egg Hunt.

Education: Graduated from University of Wittenberg in May 2022, currently at Ohio State University, expected graduation May 2024.

Current job: Small business owner for 9 years, Sip & Dipity Paint Bar LLC.

Why are you seeking an elective mandate: People on politics – that’s why I’m campaigning for Clark County Commissioner. I believe the citizens of Clark County simply want a better Clark County regardless of politics. I am ready to work to bridge the current political divide. I am ready to reach out to people who have different points of view and listen to what they have to say to improve life in Clark County for all of our citizens.

Why voters should elect you: Voters should consider my service to county organizations and citizens over the past 20 years as a servant leader, not even as an elected official. My background in organizing community events to bring people together and improve community culture is evident. My service to county and state organizations in leadership roles has prepared me to become the next Clark County Commissioner.

If elected, what will be your top three priorities? My top priorities are defending law enforcement and first responders, investigating small business economic support, and improving county infrastructure, especially the 911 dispatch center and the county jail. .

What specific plans do you have to address these top priorities? The county government’s primary concerns are public safety and critical infrastructure. As County Commissioner, I will work to ensure that county law enforcement and first responders receive competitive salaries and benefits so that Clark County can attract and retain quality personnel in these roles. important to public safety. I will push for the completion of the new 911 dispatch center and for much-needed renovations to the county jail to allow county employees to take pride in their work while providing quality service to county residents. Clark. Strong retail and manufacturing sectors as well as thriving small businesses in our community are important to the economic health and well-being of Clark County. I will look for ways to attract businesses to Clark County, encourage entrepreneurship, and support businesses that already exist.

Anything else you would like voters to know? I am endorsed as an independent candidate by United Autoworkers, State and Local Firefighters Association, Springfield Police Patrolmen’s Association, Matriots PAC and United Food and Commercial Workers Union.


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