Pam Ladd Deserves Your Vote

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

I don't normally get involved like this but Chattanooga is on the brink of another big step forward and we need great leadership!  For those who haven't already decided who to vote for in the District 3 City Council race, I think Pam Ladd deserves your vote. 

I have seen her in action at City Council meetings (masterful leadership), in community forums, on economic development projects like Choose Chattanooga and one-on-one with specific issues that interested me.  I was VERY impressed. 

Pam seems to have a unique blend of wisdom, strength, energy, and vision.  She is doing a full-time job as City Council representative with no other distractions.  She is willing to meet face-to-face or with groups no matter how controversial the topic.  She is one tough lady and she works hard to see the entire issue before casting her vote.

I wish I could vote for her.  We are not in District 3.  So the best we can do is pass the word.  I hope you will too.

Barb Bowen

 


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