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Rep. Peter Spanos will continue to spend our tax dollars wisely

To The Daily Sun,

I urge the voters of Laconia to support state Rep. Peter Spanos for his second run this November, and here are a few reasons why:

I've known Peter for more than 40 years and have watched him develop and grow into the accomplished man he is today. For decades, Peter and his family owned and operated the Shalimar Resort on Lake Winisquam, along with several other land and and property endeavors. After years of working 24/7 he has developed a uncanny sense for business, There are not many many business owners in the Lakes Region or investors who don't know Peter and to this day still seek him out for his lucid advice.

Peter Spanos knows the value of a buck and will not spend our tax dollars foolishly. He is not intimidated by anyone and does not drink from the Concord Statehouse political punch bowl.

I urge you to come out and vote for Peter Spanos. He deserves our votes.

Tom Sellew

Lochmere (Tilton)

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Diana Lacey will be a refreshing change representing Belmont

To The Daily Sun,

I am writing this letter in support of Diana Lacey for state representative from District 6 (Belmont). I don't know of anyone who will more truly represent the spirit of Belknap County and the State of New Hampshire. To me, that means putting ordinary working people with all their talents, and all their flaws ahead of political ideology or personal ambition. It means being willing to listen to those whose views differ, and maybe even to take away something from the conversation. It means bringing everyone into the fold, with the idea that more always gets accomplished when we work together to look for common ground and solutions to our problems.

Diana will be a tireless advocate for the people of Belknap County. She was born and raised in New Hampshire. She works for Health and Human Services. She is a mother and a grandmother. To her, the question will always be: "What can I do for the people of New Hampshire?", not "What can New Hampshire do for me?"

A man named Daniel wrote on Diana's Facebook page: "We may sit on different sides of politics. But I know you are honest and you truly care about the people you represent." That is the kind of person we sorely need in our representative.

Diana Lacey will be a refreshing change for District 6. Instead of voting against all the measures aimed at reducing the drug problem, she will support them. Instead of voting to reduce funds for outside agencies that provide services to our elderly needy (senior transportation, Meals on Wheels, and other programs helping seniors remain in their homes rather than entering a nursing home), she will enthusiastically promote the vital services they provide. Instead of slashing funds for economic development, she will provide encouragement for job growth in Belknap County.

As I said, a refreshing change.

Sheila Vermacy

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