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.