A candidate for U. S. president will be passing along the Hi-Line Thursday, part of his goal to visit every county in the nation before the 2012 election.
Republican John Davis of Grand Junction, Colo., said in a press release that by the first of the month he had visited thousands of people and put more than 46,000 miles on the road in 1,152 counties of 32 states.
“I’m putting my life on hold to be of service to my country. It is my responsibility to do this. We’re spreading the seeds around, and it’s starting to grow, ” he said in the release.
Davis plans to make a public stop at the Hill County Courthouse at 315 4th St. in Havre at 8 a. m., and another at the Chinook Motor Inn at 100 Indiana St. in Chinook at 9 a. m., followed by five other stops along the Hi-Line and ending with a stop in Crosby, N.D., at 6:09 p. m., the release said.
A self-employed businessman for most of his life and a sixth-generation resident of Grand Junction, Davis describes himself on his website as a husband, father and grandfather who loves God and America, and as a man of integrity and vision.
Davis said on his
website he believes the president should be someone who wants to “get-er-done, ” not a career politician.
“Here’s what I think, ” he said on the website. “I think the president needs to be a good follower before he can become a good leader. He needs to have a lot of life experiences, such as, wife and kids, maybe six kids to be exact — and four grandkids. Maybe he should be self-employed or run his own business for many years. He may have some failures along the way too. ”