Gay man denied a marriage license by Kim Davis is now running against her

(CNN) The gay man who was twice refused a marriage license by Kim Davis has thrown his hat within the ring to run against her with regard to county clerk.

Davis made head lines in 2015 when she defied a US Supreme Court judgment that legalized same-sex marriage plus refused to issue marriage permit to same-sex couples. She invested five days in jail meant for refusing to abide by the court’s ruling.

Twice refused

The who were denied a license was Ermold and his companion of more than 15 many years, David Moore.

“This is exactly how gay people are treated in this nation, this is what it’s like, this is their own experience, this is how it feels, ” Ermold said in an emotional statement right after he was denied a license to get a second time in 2015.
On Wednesday, Ermold announced his intention to run towards Davis on the platform of justness and integrity, he said within a statement.
In addition to Davis and Ermold, 3 other candidates plan to run for that seat, according to CNN affiliate WYMT.
The particular election is on May twenty two, 2018. Davis was elected in order to Rowan County Clerk in 2014, and formerly worked for her mother, the region clerk for 37 years.
CNN has reached out to Davis designed for comment.