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Bob Wertz, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue, had a crowd of about 75 people at the magnificent Merriweather Manor near Leesburg last week for his official campaign kick off. (Thanks to owner Andrew Wright for the amazing venue!)

Having managed a business in Loudoun County for over 5 years, I can attest to the fact that our Commissioner of the Revenue office is a model of government effectiveness and efficiency – as I explained in this post. On top of that, Bob Wertz fully understands the importance of making Loudoun a business-friendly county, and his office is a pleasure to work with. As Bob states, “Besides cutting expenditures and accounting budget, expanding the commercial tax base is the only way we’re going to be able to reduce the taxes on people’s homes.” Hear, hear.

Bob does have a Democratic opponent in November, so if you want to ensure that the Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue office is run by someone who brings continuous improvement and understands the importance of economic development in the county, click here for Bob’s campaign Web site.

Below is the video of Bob explaining the duties of the Commissioner of the Revenue and what he has accomplished since first being elected in 2004. (Click here to watch the video at YouTube.) You can hover your cursor over the photos below for a list of who is in each, and click on each picture for a larger version.

Crowd at Bob Wertz campaign event

Rob Jesionowski, Robert Bruton, Suzanne Volpe at Bob Wertz campaign event

Matt Letourneau, Ralph Buona and Verne Dickerson at Bob Wertz campaign event

Bruce and Cathy Tulloch and Shawn Williams at Bob Wertz campaign event

Bob Wertz, Randy Minchew and Andrew Wright, owner of Merriweather Manor

Mike Chapman and Roger Zurn at Bob Wertz campaign event

Crowd of more than 70 people at Bob Wertz campaign event

Ken Reid, Jim Plowman and Eugene Delgaudio at Bob Wertz campaign event

Randy Minchew and Bob Wertz

Charlie King, Gary Clemens, Mike Chapman and Jim Plowman at Bob Wertz campaign event

Democrat Josh Actor has just announced that he will challenge for the office of Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue, currently held by Bob Wertz.

More information about Bob Wertz can be found here and here.

More information about Josh Actor can be found here.

According to his personal/campaign Web site, Mr. Wertz has held the office of Commissioner of the Revenue of Loudoun County since 2003.

According to his personal/campaign Facebook page, Mr. Actor says “Right here, right now, I am going to change the way Personal Property taxes are estimated, calculated, collected, etc.”

[NOTE: You must be logged in to Facebook to see Mr. Actor's page. For those without Facebook access, click here to see a screenshot of the top portion of Mr. Actor's campaign page, and click here to see the bottom part.]

Mr. Actor also identifies the office he is seeking as Commissioner of the Revenues, plural, rather than the office as it is currently configured, Commissioner of the Revenue (singular), signaling perhaps an intention of widening its scope.

We look forward to a spirited and substantive contest between Mr. Wertz and Mr. Actor.

Bob Wertz, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue

Bob Wertz, Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue

Josh Actor, Democratic Candidate for Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenues

Josh Actor is the Democratic candidate for Commissioner of the Revenues