Monday, July 23, 2007

Edwards: New List of Georgia Endorsements

EDWARDS TO VISIT GEORGIA AMID GROWING SUPPORT

Atlanta, Georgia – On Tuesday, July 24th, 2007, Senator John Edwards will visit Atlanta to hold a “Small Change for Big Change” grassroots fundraiser. Edwards’ visit comes as he continues to gain strength in the state. Today, more than 20 prominent Georgia Democrats endorsed Edwards as the strongest candidate to put a Democrat back in the White House and the candidate with the boldest ideas to change our country and build One America. The Edwards campaign has been built on reaching out to all Americans – not just those who can give the maximum donation to the campaign, so it has organized grassroots fundraisers around the country for supporters who share Edwards’ commitment to building One America.

The Georgia Democrats endorsing Edwards for president are:

Former Georgia Congressman Ben Jones

Former Georgia State Representative Tom Bordeaux

Mike Cranford, Macon City Councilman

Rick Hutto, Macon City Councilman

Joni Woolf, Former Commissioner of Macon-Bibb County Planning and Zoning, Founding Member of Women’s Political Network, Founder and Former Editor of Macon Magazine

Terry Tripp, Former Bibb County School Board Member

Melita Easters, Co-Founding Chair of the Georgia WIN List

Amy Morton, Coordinator for Georgia Women for Kerry Edwards in 2004

David Worley, Kerry Chair and Kerry-Edwards Chair in Georgia, Former Chair of Democratic Party in Georgia

Sacha Taylor, Founder and President of Nannies + More

Lauren Logan Benedict, Macon City Council Elect, Macon Attorney; Democratic Activist

Fred Orr, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Martin Chitwood, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Tim Morrison, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Tim Santelli, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

James Butler, Columbus Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Ronald Lowry, Marietta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Adam Malone, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Tommy Malone, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Michael Moore, Macon Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Sachin Shailendra, Atlanta Businessman, The Shailendra Group; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Glenn Sturm, Atlanta Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Trip Tomlinson, Columbus Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

Teresa Tomlinson, Columbus Attorney; Democratic Fundraiser and Activist

*This list is does not include many prominent Georgia Democrats who have previously endorsed Sen. Edwards.

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