Saturday, November 20, 2010

Cuccinelli puts stamp of approval on candidate Bill Stanley

Bill Stanley one of five Republican's for Robert Hurt Senate seat. Stanley pictured campaigning for Cuccinelli.

Bill Stanley announced the endorsement of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli Friday as he campaigns to fill the remaining term of Robert Hurt’s 19th district Senate seat.

“Ken Cuccinelli isn’t just a great Attorney General for Virginia,” said Stanley in a statement, “he is quickly becoming a national conservative leader in defense of liberty, as seen by his battle to strike down the unconstitutional Obamacarelegislation. It is an honor to have his support, and I look forward to working with him in Richmond to advance our cause.”

Nomination of the Republican candidate will take place on November 23. Other candidates include: Danville City Councilman Fred Shanks; Brenda Bowman, chairwoman of Pittsylvania County’s Republican committee; Melvin Adams of Hardy, president of the non-profit Christian education organization; and Pittsylvania County real estate appraiser Jerry Grubb.

Hank Davis, Chairman of the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors is the only Democrat in the running so far.

Stanley was also endorsed by the Lynchburg Tea Party.

Said Attorney General Cuccinelli:

“Virginia needs to elect more candidates to office who truly hold their conservative beliefs deep in their heart. Bill Stanley is a proven and committed conservative with a great track record of fighting — and winning — tough battles. I trust Bill Stanley, and know that he will work tirelessly in the Senate to promote our values and honor the core principles held in the U.S. and Virginia Constitutions. I ask all voters in the 19th Senatorial district to join me and vote Bill Stanley for Senate.”

Posted By Valerie Garner

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