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W. Howard Myers City Councilor City of Petersburg, Ward 5

W. Howard Myers

W. Howard Myers for City Councilor, City of Petersburg, Ward 5

Organizations
Location
Petersburg, Virginia
District / Locality
City of Petersburg, Ward 5
County
Petersburg
Political Affiliation
Nonpartisan
Office
City Councilor
Incumbency
Incumbent
Election Date
11/06/2018

FULL PROFILE

Position Spectrum Key
  • NOT APPLICABLE
    N/A
  • STRONGLY OPPOSE
    O+
  • OPPOSE
    O
  • NEUTRAL
    N
  • SUPPORT
    S
  • STRONGLY SUPPORT
    S+

Quick Bio

The Honorable W. Howard Myers, former Mayor and current Council member representing Ward 5 in the City of Petersburg, VA now serving in his second 4-year term. He attended John Marshall High School, graduating from the Adult Accelerated Learning Center, focusing on Computer Operations at J Sargeant Reynolds, VCU Community Music School, and after delivering the 2015 Commencement Speech at Centura College of Richmond, VA received an Honorary Associate of Applied Science In Business Management Degree. Councilman Myers is also recognized as an International Recording Artist at Veksler Records.

My Positions

NEUTRAL
N

Transparency

“Transparency is necessary for those who choose to harm the privilege, sanctity and oath of the office held. However, transparency unnecessarily could devalue the growth of Economic Prosperity for local, state and federal governments during a negotiable activity.”

NEUTRAL
N

Crime & Punishment

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Public Transportation & Roads

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Higher Education

“However, there are skills that compete and should not be overlooked based on the value of a Degree. One should not be shunned due to his/her educational abilities when one can learn through various methods and be equally skilled.”

NEUTRAL
N

Gambling & Casinos

“There are Winners and Losers. It's a matter of fact.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Entrepreneurship

“It is what made America Great for Centuries.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Decriminalization of Marijuana

“As we embark on the modern successes of Scientific breakthroughs. We find that the Earth provides for the needs of its inhabitants, and such provisions where prohibited by law, destroys the longevity of life and liberty based on potential usage of this natural medicinal crop.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

“Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.”

STRONGLY SUPPORT
S+

Affordable Housing

“My position is that every law abiding human being deserves a safe and affordable place to live to care for themselves and/or raise their family. There should be no obstacle(s) utilized for the purpose of discrimination in any form or discriminatory act, even if there were no protected classes.”

Organizations I Support

Raise the Minimum Wage
Human Rights Campaign
Marijuana Policy Project
American Red Cross
Wounded Warrior Project
ASPCA
The American Civil Rights Union
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, inc
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Inc
NAACP
United Way

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