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Election candidate profile

Sep. 19, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The 2012 general election is Tuesday, Nov. 6. We are running profiles from candidates who have filled out our questionnaire. For answers to more questions from this candidate and others, visit Herald-Dispatch.com. Click Elections, then Local Races. If a candidate has submitted his or her profile information and questions, the candidate's name will be a blue hyperlink to that information. Candidates' replies appear as they were submitted and have not been edited.

NAME: Bob Bailey

CANDIDATE FOR: Cabell County Commission

PARTY: Democrat

CITY: Huntington

BIOGRAPHY: AGE: 71

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts in Education Administration Marshall University.

CURRENT OFFICE OR OCCUPATION (INCLUDE SPECIFIC YEARS SERVED): Cabell County Commissioner - 18 years.

OTHER WORK HISTORY: Teacher and Coach at Huntington East High School (13) years; Sheriff of Cabell County (8) years; City Council (8) years; Mayor of Huntington (1) year.

CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS: Elks Club 313; Barboursville Moose Lodge; President of TTA; Vice-President - CCCSO; NAACP; HADCO; Chamber of Commerce; KYOVA; Board of Governors, MCTC; veteran of U.S. Marine Corp.

FAMILY: Two daughters Lisa, 49; Robin, 42.

QUESTION & ANSWER: What do you think about consolidating services with other government agencies?

"I am in favor of consolidating to save taxpayers money. We presently have consolidated the E911 system, the Animal Shelter, and Cabell County Ambulance Services. Our Sheriff's Deputies and Police Departments all work hand in hand for the safety of the public."

OTHER CANDIDATES: Bailey faces Republican Greg Riley in the general election..

CANDIDATES: To add your information to our Election site, email your contact information to Online Editor Andrea Copley-Smith at acopley@herald-dispatch.com.

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