Election candidate profile
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: Brian Savilla
CANDIDATE FOR: West Virginia Secretary of State
BIOGRAPHY: I am currently in the House of Delegates for the 14th District and a social studies teacher in Putnam County.
QUESTION & ANSWER: Would you support a law requiring West Virginia voters to show a photo ID at the polls?
"Yes. Citizens must show their ID's to do nearly everything, except vote. It does not disenfranchise nor discriminate anymore than cashing a check or flying a plane. It simply adds further security to our elections. Next year you will even need ID to receive Social Security due to the Feds."
OTHER CANDIDATES: Savilla faces Democrat Natalie Tennant in the general election.
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