Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Handel Announces 22 New Endorsements

Legislators, Mayors, County Commissioners Join Karen's Team

Former Secretary of State and candidate for Governor Karen Handel today announced 22 new endorsements of her campaign by elected officials across the state.

"I am very excited to have so much support from these fine leaders from across Georgia," Handel said. "I look forward to working with them on the issues critical to Georgia as Governor."

The new endorsements include:

Representative John Lunsford
Representative Sharon Cooper
Representative Earl Ehrhart
Representative Matt Ramsey
Representative Allen Peake
Representative Mike Jacobs
Representative Jill Chambers
Representative and Republican nominee for State Senate Fran Millar
Republican nominee for Representative Jan Tankersley (previously endorsed as County Commissioner)
Republican nominee for Representative Lynne Riley (previously endorsed as County Commissioner)
Republican nominee for State Senate Josh McKoon
Chatham County Sheriff Al St. Lawrence
Chatham County Commissioner David Gellatly
Chatham County Commissioner Helen Stone
Chatham County Commissioner Patrick Farrell
Cobb County Commissioner Bob Ott
Cobb County Commission Chairman Tim Lee
Cobb County Commissioner Helen Goreham
Henry County Commission Chairman B.J. Mathis
Dallas Mayor Boyd Austin
Gwinnett Sheriff Butch Conway
Sandy Springs Mayor Eva Galambos
Chatham County School Board Member Julie Gerbsch

These individuals join the nearly 100 elected officials who have already announced their support for Karen (that list can be found here)

Handel also announced that several key members of Eric Johnson's finance team have come aboard with her campaign including Joe Rogers, Jamie Reynolds and Nancy Coverdell.


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