Aaron Short is a family man, business owner and proven leader with a Midwest work ethic. He is running for Lawrence Common Council because he wants to contribute to the growth and development of its public safety, schools, roads and parkways.
Aaron believes that principles of individual freedom, a limited government, and fiscal responsibility form the bedrock of a prosperous middle class and that the best hope to overcome America's current divisiveness is compassion. He has a vision to restore courage, optimism and determination to the American spirit. He pledges to lead with character, integrity and authenticity and invites others to hold him accountable to those values.