By Brandon Moseley
Alabama Political Reporter
On Tuesday, Dr. Chad Mathis (R) from Indian Springs released the first web advertisement of his congressional campaign. The ad entitled “Leader” shows footage from the campaign kickoff event at Dr. Mathis’ medical practice, the Alabama Bone and Joint Clinic. The ad includes personal testimonials about Dr. Mathis’ character, family, and vision for Alabama.
In the ad, Mathis says it’s time to send someone different in Washington.
George from Vestavia says of Mathis, “He is not a lifelong politician. He is simply a great father, husband, a superb physician and a good man.”
Marilyn from Helena says, “If anybody is going to be appropriate to help get this mess straightened up it’s Chad Mathis.”
David from Birmingham says, “Chad’s an Alabama boy and I think he’ll do everything that it takes to fight for people in this district.”
According to a written statement by the Mathis campaign, a digital web ad buy will run on various platforms to voters of the 6th Congressional District.
Dr. Chad Mathis is an orthopedic surgeon, not a career politician, but already the Republican from Indian Springs is out to a quick-start on his campaign. The first week of the campaign to deliver his message to the people of Alabama ‘s 6th Congressional District Mathis held a campaign kick-off part at his medical practice.
In the second week, Mathis announced that he already had an experienced campaign team in place headed by campaign manager, Matt Sauvage; General Consultant on the campaign, Phillip Stutts; veteran fundraiser, Candace Cooksey; and Cory Adair with the digital web team.
Mathis is running for the Sixth District Congressional District currently held by Rep. Spencer Bachus (R) from Vestavia. After serving in the seat for 21 years, Rep. Bachus announced that he would not seek re-election when his current term expires.
At his campaign announcement event, Dr. Mathis told an estimated crowd of 95 friends, family, and supporters, “I’m running because I love God, my family, Alabama, and the Constitution. When I look at my children, Abby and Ben, I want to be able to tell them I did everything I could to stop out of control government spending and Obamacare.”
Dr. Mathis said that if elected he would work to hold the line on spending, cut taxes, kill Obamacare, stop running deficits, balance a budget, and make government smaller. I will tackle these issues so Alabama’s 6th District families have more opportunities and freedom.”
Dr. Mathis said, “I’ve read every word of Obamacare, and I know it will ruin America’s healthcare system, kill jobs, and drive up costs for Alabamians. We’ve had Obamacare in place for a week now, and it’s already on life support. The citizens of the 6th Congressional district deserve better than broken government websites and empty healthcare promises.”
Dr. Mathis has been practicing medicine for the last decade and helped start the Alabama Bone and Joint Clinic, He also was the founding chairman of the Alabama Coalition for Charter Schools.
The Republican Primary will be in June 2014.
To view the ad, click here