The filing deadline to run for public office as a Republican in Craig County was at 7:00 pm on Saturday, April 13. Three candidates have been nominated for public office.
“Craig County Republicans couldn’t have chosen better candidates to represent our values on the ballot this November,” said the Craig County GOP Chairman C. Jordan Labiosa
Nominated to run for re-election, Sheriff L. Trevor N. Craddock was first elected as an Independent candidate in 2015.
“It has been an honor to have served the citizens of Craig County as their Sheriff. It should come as no surprise that I intend to seek re-election to the office of Craig County Sheriff in 2019. Improving the quality of school security, limiting our exposure to the opioid crisis and continuing to engage the community in positive ways, such as Hooked on Fishing, will continue to be top priorities in my next term as Sheriff,” he said.
Nominated to run for Commonwealth Attorney, Matthew Dunne is an Attorney who is currently employed at his own practice, The Law Office of Matthew Dunne, PLLC. Providing professional, competent and experienced legal services throughout the Roanoke Valley and surrounding areas, Dunne has the experience required to meet the needs as Commonwealth Attorney.
“The powers of this office should be exercised with fairness, intensity and professionalism,” he said. “As Commonwealth Attorney, I will provide a competent and experienced approach to prosecution, with hundreds of hours of courtroom experience across our region.”
Nominated to run for Board of Supervisors, Lindsey Dunne will seek election to the Craig Creek District which is being vacated by current Supervisor Casey McKenzie. Lindsey has a Bachelors in Social Work from James Madison University.
“I’m not afraid to stand up for our shared conservative values,” Dunne said. “Taxes in Craig County should remain low; our property rights should be defended and our local emergency services and school system should be a budget priority. I’m looking forward to serving the community that I love.”
Submitted by C. Jordan Labiosa, Craig County GOP Chairman