Newsletter #15:
"Never Waffle on Freedom"

DATE: March 12, 2024

Friend --

There are only seven days left until Election Day.

Now is the time for campaigns to make their final arguments and for voters (like you) to make plans to get out and vote.

That’s why our campaign remains focused on the issues — defending freedoms, protecting paychecks, and defeating dysfunction.

As noted in last week’s newsletter, however, my opponent is making his final arguments by running paid ads in the newspaper — attacking pancakes and the people who love them.

In closing arguments before Election Day, Carolyn’s opponent declares his opposition to pancake breakfasts with an advertisement in a local newspaper.

On the campaign trail, I am focused on how we:

I thought my opponent picking a fight with flapjacks was a little bizarre.

But recently, he had a change of heart and wanted to let everyone know that not only does he like pancakes, but if you eat pancakes, he likes you too.

Carolyn’s opponent flips on pancakes (and consumers of pancakes) in a recent social media post.

My opponent can flip-flop on the pancake question all he wants, but I will never waffle on our freedoms, our paychecks, or our pancakes.

In all seriousness, you can’t represent people if you don’t take the time to listen to their concerns.

Throughout this campaign, meeting people over pancake breakfasts (and countless other events) helps me know the struggles Geauga residents face — whether that’s overstretched family budgets or overreaching government mandates.

Face-to-face meetings (whether a stack of flapjacks is involved or not) are what inspire me to fight so hard on important issues impacting local residents.

I am always ready to listen to your concerns. The best ideas come from the people.

Carolyn and her daughter enjoy pancakes and meeting with voters at the Burton American Legion - Post 459.

With Election Day only seven days away, time is short.

I am working with every remaining hour of daylight to deliver our campaign message — protecting paychecks, defending freedoms, and defeating dysfunction — to Republican voters in Geauga County.

Please make sure you, your family, and your friends all have plans to get out and vote early or on Election Day.

For your convenience, I have included a full schedule for early and Election Day voting at the bottom of this post.

Additionally, I need your help as an Election Day Volunteer — greeting voters as they arrive to cast their ballots. All you need is a friendly face to make a difference.

Send me an email to let me know I can count you in as an Election Day Volunteer.

Commissioner Jim Dvorak endorses Carolyn Brakey to join him as a Geauga County Commissioner.

As we hit the final stretch in this primary race, I am proud to receive the support and endorsement of so many Geauga Republicans.

Last week, I shared the endorsement of Congressman Dave Joyce.

This week, I am honored to highlight the endorsement of someone who serves our communities a little closer to home: Geauga County Commissioner Jim Dvorak.


"I need a problem-solver, not a problem-maker, to join me as Geauga's next Commissioner. That's why Carolyn Brakey has my full support."

Jim Dvorak, Geauga County Commissioner


With the support of Geauga Republicans next Tuesday, I am ready to join Jim in the effort to defeat dysfunction in our county government.

I am also honored to receive the endorsement of Hambden Township Trustee Dave Johnson. He shared his thoughts in a recent letter published in the Geauga County Maple Leaf:

Election Day, March 19, is only seven days away.

Do you and your loved ones have plans to get out and vote?

Polls will be open from 6:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

There are only seven days left until Election Day, so we’ve got a busy week ahead in our campaign to protect paychecks, defend freedoms, and defeat dysfunction.

Thank you for all your support!

For Liberty,
Carolyn Brakey

P.S. In the final days of this primary campaign, I am focused on the issues that matter: protecting paychecks, defending freedoms, and defeating dysfunction.

My opponent, meanwhile, is flip-flopping on pancake breakfasts — launching a bizarre attack with campaign funds against flapjacks one day, only to reverse himself and affirm his support for pancakes a few days later.

No matter how sticky this race becomes, I will never “waffle” on my commitment to the people to fight for the issues that matter.

Be sure you, your family, and your friends all have plans to cast your ballot early or on Election Day, March 19.

And we also need your help as an Election Day volunteer — welcoming voters as their arrive at the polls. Send me an email to let me know you’d like to volunteer on Election Day.

Thank you for all your support.