Thursday, First Congressional District State Representative Chris Pringle, R-Mobile, announced a list of county grassroots leaders from across the district in support of his campaign. The team includes nearly 100 key leaders and growing.
“I’m humbled by the support of so many local conservatives who have joined the movement to send ‘one of us’ to Washington,” said Pringle. “Our team of volunteers and grassroots leaders continue to work across the first district, spreading our winning message of conservative principles and Southwest Alabama values.”
The Pringle Campaign will release videos of various grassroots leaders talking about why they support Chris Pringle.
“I’ve known Chris for many years and through my dealings with him personally and in the real estate business, I’ve come to admire his strong work ethic and high moral values,” said realtor Jess Martin. “I know he will be able to go to Washington and build the strong relationships we need, like he has down here in Southwest Alabama, to benefit us in the future.”
“Chris Pringle and I have been close personal friends since childhood. I know him to be a man of character and integrity,” said Mobile Bar Pilots Patrick Wilson. “We have had the opportunity to work professionally together as adults and I’ve seen Chris fight for our shipping industry and be a strong voice for Southwest Alabama.”
“I’ve known Chris Pringle my entire life…As a state Rep. he represents the district where I live,” said Mobile Assistant Police Chief Clay Godwin. “He has championed very pro-law enforcement legislation in the state and I know he will always be a friend to law enforcement.”
“I’m voting for Chris Pringle for Congress because I believe Chris understands and can communicate the needs of our community in Washington. I know Chris,” said Construction company owner Cay Rogers. “I know his family. He loves God. He loves his family. He loves his Country. And Chris loves his friends.”
Pringle’s campaign announced that in Mobile County his team includes: Shannon and Noel Bedwell, Andie and John Bender, Betsy and Joe Brown, Susan and Kevin Carley, Mark Clark, Ann and Bob Collins, Kate and Frank Conwell, Bo Cross, Paula and Bill Daniels, Sherri and Mike Dees, Katy and Peter D’Olive, Ed Fields, Clay Godwin, Jeanette Green, Therese Hillyer, Craig Kleinmann, Corinne and Barney March, Bess and David Marks, Kirk Mattei, Kevin McKinney, Appie and Thomas O’Melia, Leigh Owens, Marion Quina, Ben Radcliff, Jeri and Erling Riis, Cay and Mike Rogers, Mitch Shackleford, Vivian and John Sheldon, Debbie and Thornton Stephens, Win Stuardi, Corneila and David Tisher, Catie and Cooper Trent, Tal Vickers, Bestor Ward, Mike Ward, Michael Weaver, Paul Weaver, Katelanne Whitehead, State Representative Margie Wilcox, Florence and David Williams, Sally and Skip Wilson, and Patrick Wilson.
Pringle’s Baldwin County team includes: Brady Berglin, Mary and Grey Cane, Paige Dawson, State Representative Joe Faust, Shane Hadley, Chis Haley, the Honorable Perry Hand, Mayor John Konair, State Representative Steve McMillan, Mayor Charles Murphy, Chuck Norwood, Beth and Spud Schramm, State Representative Harry Shriver, Teresa and Gus Smith, and Plumer Tonsmeire.
In Monroe County Pringle’s team includes: Patrick Harrigan, Jess Martin, Tom Sawyer, and Dennis Stallworth.
In Escambia County Pringle’s grassroots team includes: Coley and Collin McMillian, Brewton Police Chief Monte McGougin, and Paul Owens.
In Washington County Pringle’s grassroots team includes: State Representative Brett Easterbrook, Mary Bowling Glover, Billie Glover, and May Holly Glover.
In Clarke County Pringle’s campaign team consists of Mayor Paul South and Cheryl and Wayne Lathan.
Incumbent Congressman Bradley Byrne, R-Montrose, is running for the Senate seat currently held by Doug Jones (D).
The Republican primary is on March 3.