Gay man denied marriage license by county clerk Kim Davis to run against her

By Avery Anapol

A Kentucky man who was denied a same-sex marriage license by county clerk Kim Davis announced Wednesday that he will run against her in 2018.

David Ermold, 43, said he will run  for the clerk’s seat to “restore professional leadership, fairness, and responsibility to the clerk’s office,” according to the Lexington Herald Leader.

“I am running to restore the confidence of the people in our clerk’s office and because I believe that the leaders of our community should act with integrity and fairness, and they should put the needs of their constituents first,” Ermold said, according to the newspaper. “I will build upon the successes of the past, and I will seek solutions for the challenges we may still face.”

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