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Gillespie officially announces bid for Alderman At Large

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A retired colonel from the Third Infantry Division and Armstrong Atlantic State University professor is now running for Alderman At Large.

Bill Gillespie announced his bid for Alderman At Large Post 1. Mayor Pro-tem Edna Jackson is currently holding the seat. He says his 23 years in the service has given him experience as a leader and that Savannah needs to some new leadership.

"I think we've seen some deviciveness. I think it's time to make government about who's best. I think we clearly need a government that works for everyone," said Gillespie.

Gillespie is no stranger to politics. He ran against Jack Kingston for U. S. Representative District 1 in 2008.

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