Commissioners Mackey And Beck Make Endorsements For State Executive Committee

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
From left, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 11 Victor G. White, County Commissioner Gregory Beck, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 11 Sandy Lusk, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 10 Betty Ann Allgood, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 10 Rev. Kenneth Love and County Commissioner Warren Mackey.
From left, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 11 Victor G. White, County Commissioner Gregory Beck, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 11 Sandy Lusk, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 10 Betty Ann Allgood, candidate for Democratic Executive Committee District 10 Rev. Kenneth Love and County Commissioner Warren Mackey.

Hamilton County Commissioner Greg Beck (4th District) and Commissioner Warren Mackey (5th District) officially endorsed for the Tennessee Democratic State Executive Committee in Senatorial Districts 10 and 11.   

Each Senatorial District elects one woman and one man to serve on the State Executive Committee.  They endorsed for the 10th District, Reverend Kenneth Love and Betty Ann Allgood; and for the 11th District, Victor White and Sandra Lusk. 

Commissioner Warren Mackey said, "A vote for this group represents a vote for the Democratic Party and its principles.

  They represent the common man and labor.  These four people have  a history of working with us on different issues concerning the people of Chattanooga.  We want to create more unity within the Democratic Party and that is why we are supporting them." 


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