FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2017
CONTACT: Byron Shehee
BELLE ISLE CAMPAIGN ANNOUNCES ENDORSEMENTS FROM ACROSS GEORGIA
ALPHARETTA, GA – After a full month on the road across Georgia with his campaign for Secretary of State, Mayor David Belle Isle announced today endorsements from over 20 mayors statewide. Mayor Gary Thrower (Milledgeville), Mayor Julie Smith (Tifton), and Mayor Robert Price (Locust Grove) all voiced their support for Belle Isle’s candidacy.
“David Belle Isle has always been a leader, visionary, and a man who accomplishes what he sets out to achieve,” said Mayor Thrower of Milledgeville. “I’m excited to support David for Secretary of State because I know he will truly make sure Georgia’s elections are among the safest in the nation.”
“I couldn’t be any prouder to endorse anyone, than endorsing David Belle Isle for Secretary of State,” said Mayor Smith of Tifton. “David brings leadership, great energy and vision for continued economic growth that will serve us all well as we continue to move Georgia forward.”
After reporting more than three times the fundraising results of his competitors in the first disclosure, this initial round of endorsements adds more momentum to Belle Isle’s surging campaign.
Mayor Price of Locust Grove said, “I endorse David because he is an honest man and truly cares about the well-being of all Georgians.”
“Our campaign is all about safe elections and making sure Georgia is the easiest state in the nation to start and grow a business,” Mayor Belle Isle said. “I am proud to have the endorsements of more than 20 elected and trusted mayors from across our state. These are the community leaders who are trusted to make important decisions affecting the quality of life of their constituents and their support means a great deal to me. I am honored to have not just their endorsement but their input and support in my campaign as well. This state is large and we are making significant strides in every community and I am proud that these leaders are a part of our team.”
Secretary of State candidate David Belle Isle has currently received endorsements from: Mayor Tommy Allegood (Acworth); Mayor Boyd Austin (Dallas); Mayor Peter Banks (Barnesville); Mayor Billy Copeland (McDonough); Mayor Danny Dunagan (Gainseville); Mayor Jamie Doss (Rome); Mayor Ken Gowen (Tunnel Hill); Mayor Alan Hallman (Hapeville); Mayor John Harley (Centerville); Mayor Donnie Henriques (Woodstock); Mayor Gene Hobgood (Canton); Mayor Bucky Johnson (Norcross); Mayor Joe Lockwood (Milton); Mayor Jack Longino (College Park); Mayor Steve Miller (Holly Springs); Mayor Dennis Mock (Dalton); Mayor Robert Price (Locust Grove); Mayor Tom Reed (Chattahoochee Hills); Mayor Rick Roberts (Ball Ground); Mayor Jim Sill (Mountain Park); Mayor Julie Smith (Tifton); Mayor Gary Thrower (Milledgeville); Mayor Vince Williams (Union City)