Huron County Democrats fair booth touts creed, presents candidates

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Aug. 13—NORWALK — The Huron County Democratic Party welcomes all people of goodwill to its booth at the Huron County Fair, and invites them to learn about its official creed.

"We, The Huron County Democratic Party, adopted the creed to demonstrate that as Americans we can all come together to agree on these shared values," Chairwoman Karen Prelipp said. "Then we begin the conversation to implement policies and pass legislation that will benefit us all."

The creed resolution can be found at

Several Democratic candidates who will be on the ballot this year will appear at the fair Aug. 15 to 20. So far, the following have scheduled to meet fair-goers at the Huron County Democratic Party booth, which is under the grandstand:

—Craig Swartz, who is running for Congress in the 5th District which includes all of Huron County: Tuesday 4 to 6 p.m. Swartz has vast and diverse work experience, including as a factory worker, truck driver, international legal advisor, restaurant owner, writer, insurance agent, realtor, volunteer worker, and a member of the Upper Sandusky city council.

—Jim Obergefell, who is running for state rep in the 89th District: Monday noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Obergefell fought for and won marriage equality for same-sex couples as the lead plaintiff in the 2015 U.S. Supreme Court case, Obergefell v. Hodges.

—Bryan Burgess, who is running for state rep in the 54th District: Friday 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Burgess is president of Oberlin city council.

For more candidate information please see