Defeated in the primary election, Dwight Adams has mounted a write-in campaign to retain his seat on the Pratt County Commission. He responded to questions posed by the Tribune.

Name: Dwight Adams

Political Party: Republican

Age: 76

Family: Son Doug Adams, daughter Cindy Reynolds, five grand children

Professional experience: President and CEO Prairie State Bank-Augusta, vice president Sterling First National Bank, RE/MAXreal estate broker, farming 18 years around Cullison, owner/operator hunting preserve Pheasant Farms. Six months Army.

Political experience: Two terms Pratt County Commissioner with 80 hours of certified training by Kansas Association of County Attorneys.

Community involvement: Time and equipment volunteer at Pratt County Veterans Memorial Lake, life member Pratt Historical Society, life member B-29 Memorial, support 4-H Extension Council, Red Cross volunteer, support Pratt Community College drama department, member Iuka Methodist Church, Community Thanksgiving dinner volunteer.

What are your top 3 priorities for the office?

• Keep the debt and taxes low with conservative spending.

• Keep it as efficient as possible using just the three commissioners to make decisions.

• Represent all the people.

In positive terms, what is the main difference between you and your opponent? I have eight years of experience as a county commissioner dealing with costs using only the ad valorem tax as our source of income.