John “Ted” Simpson is proud to announce his candidacy as a Republican nominee for Huntingdon County Commissioner.
“I have had the privilege and honor to serve our community in other elected positions in recent years, and I am guided by a professional background involving criminal justice, firearms and tactics instruction, authorship and small business ownership,” said Simpson. “These experiences have given me a unique perspective and have served to strengthen my love and respect for our community.”
Simpson said his political focus is simple and atypical.
“The matters that are important to you are important to me. I am grounded in the ideology that I, too, am a constituent, and representing your needs and interests is a true reflection of my values and priorities,” he said. “I understand the challenges and opportunities facing our community, and I am committed to addressing the issues that matter most to us all.
Simpson’s vision for Huntingdon County is one of safety, accountability, economic growth and protection of constitutional rights.
“Owing to my professional experience, I know firsthand the importance of public safety, effective crime prevention, and transparency,” he said. “I will work tirelessly to ensure that our community remains a safe, secure and enjoyable place to live, work and raise a family.
Simpson said he stands passionately committed to promoting economic growth by supporting small and local businesses.
“As a small business owner, I understand the challenges faced by entrepreneurs and the vital role they play in our local economy,” he said. “I will work to ensure erroneous and burdensome regulations are not obstacles and ensure a business-friendly environment that encourages growth and prosperity.”
Simpson is a staunch supporter of constitutional rights and the Second Amendment.
“I will always fight to protect our right to keep and bear arms and ensure we can enjoy all the rights guaranteed by our forefathers,” he said. “Our Constitution guarantees unalienable and fundamental rights, and I will fight to ensure these are not eroded or undermined in any way.”
Passionate about helping others, Simpson is committed to serving the people of Huntingdon County with honesty, diligence and dedication.
“I am one of you, and I will always put your needs and interests first,” he said. “I ask for your support in the upcoming election, and it is my promise to work hard every day to make Huntingdon County a better place for all of us.”
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