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Calhoun County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Oct. 4, 2012 at 5:04 a.m.
Updated Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:05 a.m.

Calhoun County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Editor's Note: To help our readers learn more about the candidates in the Nov. 6 election, we are publishing profiles on candidates in contested races. Early voting begins Oct. 22. Today's candidates are seeking the Calhoun County Commissioner Precinct 1 seat.

Name: Wade Wilson

Age: 49

City/county of residence: Port Lavaca

Office Seeking: County Commissioner Precinct 1

Party Affiliation: Republican

Occupation: Self Employed, construction

Why do you want to serve in the office you are seeking?

My wish is to serve the people in Precinct 1 to resolve issues that have been neglected over the past decade, such as flooding, roads, beach erosion, etc.

What qualifies you to serve in this office?

I have owned and operated my construction company for more than 25 years and have the experience, knowledge, and skills to budget and coordinate projects in a timely manner.

If elected, how will you go about serving your constituents?

I will listen to their concerns and do my best to resolve their issues. For example, the county employees (EMS and deputies) have not received any pay raises in five to eight years and I would like to address that issue.

Is there anything else you would like to discuss concerning your election?

I urge the voters of Port Lavaca/Calhoun County/ Precinct 1 if you want "Change" - you must go to the polls and make your vote count.

Phone number, address, e-mail or web site where voters can contact you or learn more about you.

Wade Wilson: 361- 552-9141 or P.O. Box 1511, Port Lavaca, TX 77979

Name: Roger Galvan

Age: 67

City/county of residence: Port Lavaca

Office Seeking: Commissioner, Precinct 1

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Occupation: Commissioner, Precinct 1

Why do you want to serve in the office you are seeking?

I currently have some ongoing projects that are about ready to be completed that are very important, and I would like to see them completed.

What qualifies you to serve in this office?

I am currently a certified county commissioner and I serve on the state education board that trains and gives them the proper tools to study county government at its fullest and gives them the education that they currently need to be certified, so I think I'm qualified.

If elected, how will you go about serving your constituents?

I will continue doing what I've previously done in the past with the same passion. I feel that all my constituents have been pleased with my work.

Is there anything else you would like to discuss concerning your election?

No, I just feel most of our constituents are pleased with what I've done and I hope that they go to the ballot with the same confidence in me.

Phone number, address, email or web site where voters can contact you or learn more about you.

Call 361-552-9242 or email at roger.galvan@calhouncotx.org

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