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March 21, 2014

Myers seeks reelection to Daviess County Council

Mike Myers has announced that he is seeking another term on the Daviess County Council.

A Republican, Myers was first elected to the Council representing District 3 in 2010.

In announcing his candidacy for another term, Myers notes the county’s strong financial position that has Daviess County ranked among the most stable of Indiana’s 92 counties.

“It has been my privilege to serve the residents of Daviess County during the last four years. Working together, our elected representatives in Daviess County, including the council, the commissioner’s, other elected officials, and our dedicated county employees, Daviess County has maintained its place as one of the most fiscally responsible counties in the state of Indiana,” said Myers, who was council president in 2013. “Daviess County has one of the best reputations in Indiana for fostering economic development while maintaining financial discipline. Whether it’s working closely with the talented professionals in the economic development community to support new industry such as Alliance Barrier Films or supporting efforts by the county highway department seeking state funding for the Odon-Cannelburg Road project, the council has been proactive in making sure taxpayer dollars are spent wisely.”

Myers, a lifelong resident of Daviess County, is a graduate of North Daviess High School and Indiana State University. He is a partner in the family farming operation, R & M Myers Farms, which grows corn, soybeans, and wheat on ground in Steele and Bogard Township’s, including ground which has been in the Myers family for over 100 years.

He lives in Washington with his wife Christine, a French and English teacher at Washington High School, and their twin nine-year old sons Benjamin and Alexander.

In addition, he is a correspondent covering local sporting events for the Times Herald.

He has been active in Republican politics for many years, having served as a GOP precinct committeeman since 1998. In addition, he is a past delegate to the Republican state convention and a former vice-chairman of the Daviess County Republican Party. Currently, Myers is the secretary for the 8th District Republican Central Committee.

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