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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Campbell County Primary Election: Lloyd Rogers, County Commissioner District 1

Editor's Note: Campbell County has six countywide contested primary elections on May 22. Republicans will vote in five of those contests (Judge Executive, Commissioner District 1, District 2, District 3 and Jailer. Democrats will have one primary (U.S. Congress Representative in the 4th District). 

Additionally, there is a contested primary in Bellevue (Mayor) and in some parts of the county for Constable. 

To review a sample ballot, click here.

FTM will publish all articles written by the candidates in order to give the voting electorate a better understanding on how they may elect. 

We gave a simple prompt: Why Are You Running? Their answer is below. 

Campbell County Commissioner (District 1)

By Lloyd Rogers 

I am running for County Commissioner for the same reason I volunteered to join the Navy–I want to serve my fellow citizens.

When I worked as Director of Veteran Affairs for the U.S. House of Representatives under Congressman Thomas Massie, we would often get requests from candidates for our support. One of the primary things we checked was did the candidate volunteer their time when it was not their name on the ballot. Were they running to serve others, or do they only work to serve themselves.

I worked just as hard on Congressman Thomas Massie’s campaign and Senator Rand Paul’s campaign as I am working on my own. That is why they made me their Campaign Chairman for Campbell County.

The second reason I am running is that I see opportunities for Campbell County that my unique skill set at the City, County, State, and Federal level will allow us to access. We need high-paying jobs, better access to the Ohio River, improved roads, and less traffic. I know where these opportunities are and I know how to access them. More importantly, I know what is coming and how to position the County to take advantage of even more opportunities.

Currently, Campbell County largely serves as a bedroom community to Boone County and Cincinnati where the jobs are. Campbell County has a major university and incredible access to waterways. We can leverage these advantages to jumpstart our economic development.  We are sitting on a money machine in Campbell County, and I intend to unleash it.

Again, you have to be able to work across different levels of government to unleash our potential. I am the only person in this race that has this skill set. I have spent a lifetime developing these skills, and I cannot wait to put them to work for Campbell County.

Lastly, we want to set a tone in government that follows the Constitution and our founding documents. Many of the social problems we are experiencing result from our lack of knowledge and adherence to these self-evident truths.

I have been endorsed by the Northern Kentucky Right To Life 2018.

I invite you to explore my website and learn more about my candidacy. Search the pages, click on the buttons.

I want to thank Fort Thomas Matters for giving us this opportunity.


The safest place for a baby is in their mother's womb. That baby has a unique DNA and is a unique human being. I choose life.

You grow up and go to school. We need serious solutions for school shootings. If someone sees something we will do something, even if I have to do it myself. I choose life.

Should you get hooked on opioids, I do not give you free needles to enable your drug habit and maybe death. I choose intervention and I choose life. 

Perhaps you are pregnant and are considering abortion. Please do not kill your baby. Many people are looking to adopt. I choose life.

I support the counseling of children on the horror of abortion. I choose life.

You are retired and on a fixed income and pursuing your happiness. High taxes hurt your pursuit of happiness. I choose low taxes and I choose life. 

Everyone struggles at some point. There could be sickness and pain. Please do not choose suicide or assisted suicide. I choose life. 


"I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now, choose life, so that you and your children may live."   –Deuteronomy 30:19

Take care and remember to always choose life,

Lloyd Rogers 

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