UPDATE NOV. 3, 2008:
Rita won 1st place in the election.
She will be joining the other 3 top voted candidates as our new city commisioner. Go RITA!!
Rita Smart of Bennett House Bed & Breakfast, Richmond, Kentucky is asking for your vote in the May 20th primary election in Madison Co.
She is running for the position of City Commissioner. The last day to register to vote if you are not registered is April 21.
Absentee voters may vote up to 10 days ahead of the election at the Madison County Court House in downtown Richmond.
As professional home economist for over 30 years, local Bennett House Bed & Breakfast owner with husband Richard Smart and author of Bennett House Cookbook, Rita has been involved Madison County and Richmond City at many different levels over the years.
Her unwavering involvement in downtown historic revitalization issues make her an outstanding candidate to make a difference in our community. As a lifelong resident of Central Kentucky she has watched with pride as Richmond has become one of the fastest growing cites in the state. Her southern hospitality and long established bed & breakfast business on Main Street for the past eight years has given her the insight to welcome change while preserving the past.
Rita says, "The success of a community is everyone promoting each other. I want to engage the citizens of Richmond to become involved. People want a safe place to raise their family and to work. Richmond needs to be consumer friendly."
Rita has done her research and has visited other communities to gather fresh and energizing ideas to share.
Anyone interested in assisting with Rita Smart's campaign for Richmond City Commissioner
please call 859-582-3472.
Campaign volunteers at all levels are welcomed and appreciated!