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07/09/02

Ministerial Alliance Picks Candidates

They guide their congregations from the pulpit, and now some Savannah and Chatham County ministers are offering their picks for who should hold our nation's and our communities' elected offices.

This morning, the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Savannah and Chatham County endorsed 16 candidates for the upcoming July 20 primary:

U. S. Senate - Denise Majette

12th Congressional Dist. -  Douglas Haines

Second Senatorial Dist. - Regina Thomas

Georgia House Seat 160 - Robert "Bob" Bryant

Georgia House Seat 161 - Lester Jackson

Georgia House Seat 162 - Tom Bordeaux

Superior Court Pot 2 - Gwen Forston Waring

Superior Court Post 3 - Penny Haas Freeseman

State Court Post 3 - Herman Coolidge

Clerk of Superior Court - Tar Scott Brown

Chief Magistrate - Mary Kathy Moss

Magistrate - Michael Harold Barker

County Commission Chair - Pete Liakakis

District 2 County Commission - James Holmes

District 3 County Commission - Pat Shay

8th District School Board - Ruby D. Jones

The IMA is made up of more than 20 local churches of all faiths. The group endorses candidates they feel are of high moral character and will best represent the people of the Coastal Empire.

The IMA does not promise any endorsements or accept any money from candidates.

Reported by: Liz Flynn, lflynn@wtoc.com

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