Chad Airhart files nomination papers, launches campaign website&announces endorsements from 10 elected officials

ADEL, IOWA – This morning at the Dallas County Auditor’s Office, Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce Director Chad Airhart filed nomination papers with more than the required number of signatures, ensuring his name will appear on the ballot for Dallas County Recorder in the June 8th Republican Primary.“It’s official, I’m on the ballot,” said Chad Airhart. “If the support our campaign has received thus far is an indication of how the primary will turn out, I believe we will be successful in the Republican Primary.”In addition to filing his nomination papers today, the Airhart campaign launched their website www.chadairhart.com, and announced endorsements from 10 elected officials. Regarding the endorsements Airhart said, “I am humbled to have the endorsements of so many Dallas County elected officials at such an early stage of our campaign.”Elected officials endorsing Airhart are: State Representative Ralph Watts, State Senators Jerry Behn & Kim Reynolds, Clive Mayor Scott Cirksena, DeSoto Mayor Josh Chapman, Urbandale Mayor Bob Andeweg, Adel City Councilman Jon McAvoy, Waukee City Councilmen Casey Harvey & Shane Blanchard and West Des Moines City Councilman Charles Schneider.State Representative Ralph Watts said, “In Chad Airhart Dallas County voters have a unique opportunity to elect an official with principled leadership. I have known Chad for a number of years, and know him to be a servant of the people, always doing what is in the best interest of his fellow Iowans.”Clive Mayor Scott Cirksena said, “As Mayor of one of the county’s largest communities, I look forward to having Chad as a partner in the Dallas County Courthouse. Chad not only understands the complex issues facing our county and state, he is a champion of good government and is a progressive, forward thinker.”A full list of endorsements along with quotes can be found at: http://www.chadairhart.com/airhart2010/?page_id=30

Chad Airhart signs his affidavit of candidacy as Dallas County Auditor Gene Krumm looks on.

Chad Airhart signs his affidavit of candidacy as Dallas County Auditor Gene Krumm looks on.