Retiring 80th District Representative Jerry Stern shared his thoughts on the upcoming election to fill the seat he is vacating, and he has decided to support Judy Ward.

“Judy Ward has the values, leadership skills, experience and determination to be our next State Representative of the 80th District,” said Stern. “That is why I am supporting her.”

Responding to the news, Ward commented, “I am honored to have the support of Representative Stern. He has done so much for our community and, if elected, I will work my hardest to continue his record of leadership.”