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Wednesday June 1st, 2016 2:08AM

County chairs announced for Collins

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Congressional candidate Doug Collins has announced the county chairs for his campaign in each of the counties in the new 9th Congressional District.

"These individuals are going to be my eyes, ears and voice in their separate counties when I don't have the opportunity to be there," said Collins. "I wish I could be in all 20 counties in the 9th District every single day, but that's simply not feasible. Having this group established and excited about our campaign with 40 days left is a good feeling. We have worked hard to be the candidate in this race with the strongest grassroots organization, and having these Chairmen and women in place and working hard for our conservative cause accomplishes that goal."

The Collins for Congress County Chairs include:

Banks: Vicki Crocker, banking assistant
Clarke: Pearson Cunningham, student and community activist
Dawson: Will Wade, businessman
Elbert: Al McCall, agribusinessman
Fannin: Matt Ralston, student and community activist
Forsyth: William Still, businessman
Franklin: Talmadge Perry, retired Georgia State Patrolman; Michele Bentley, business owner
Gilmer: Jerry & June Harrison, retired military veteran & retired business executive
Habersham: Chad Henderson, businessman and County Commissioner
Hall: Jim Pilgrim, businessman and national GOP delegate South Hall: John Breakfield, attorney
Hart: Rep. Alan Powell, businessman and citizen legislator
Jackson: Roger Riley, retired Firefighter & business owner
Lumpkin: Greg Moore, transportation specialist
Madison: Bob Izlar, educator
Pickens: Clayton Preble, businessman
Rabun: Rick Story, businessman
Stephens: James Addison, local business owner
Towns: Jared Wright, contracting assistant
Union: Pat Malone, businessman
White: Dwayne Turner, businessman
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