Here’s the press release from the Mark Meadows campaign:
NC – 11th District GOP Congressional candidate Mark Meadows has now picked up endorsements from Sheriff s in eight counties of North Carolina’s new 11th Congressional District, as well as a former sheriff. Meadows is in a run off on July 17th for the Republican nomination.
Sheriffs from three of the four counties that were moved from North Carolina’s 10th Congressional District to the 11th — Caldwell, Avery and Mitchell — all came out in support of Meadows. Endorsing Meadows are:
-Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye
-Caldwell County Sheriff Alan Jones
-Henderson County Sheriff Charlie McDonald
-Macon County Sheriff Robert Holland
-McDowell County Sheriff Dudley Greene
-Mitchell County Sheriff Donald Street
-Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney
-Yancey County Sheriff Gary Banks
-Retired Henderson County Sheriff George Erwin
“Mark visited me months ago and asked, ‘How can I help you with the issues that you face in McDowell County?’ He cared more about me and my county than he did himself,” said McDowell County Sheriff Dudley Greene
Avery County Sheriff Kevin Frye said “I am endorsing Mark Meadows because of his strong Christian and conservative values and convictions. Mark has the genuine passion that makes people want to join his cause and we need someone with that kind of passion to represent us in Washington.”
Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney also urged voters to support Meadows in the July 17th run off. “It is my pleasure to endorse Mark Meadows for Congress,” said Mahoney. “I know Mark is a committed conservative who will never compromise those principles and will make us proud to have him as our Representative in Washington DC.”
Meadows said he appreciates the support.
“I have gotten to know these Sheriffs during the campaign, and they are wonderful servants in our communities. These men do an outstanding job keeping the peace and keeping us all safe, I am very grateful for their support,” stated Meadows.
Meadows is a fiscal and social conservative who has served on numerous boards including the State Board for Economic Development in Western North Carolina, because of his expertise in business and job creation. He is a strong supporter of Second Amendment rights, a Christian conservative, and a champion of “Life, Liberty, and Less Government.” To find out more, go to www.MeadowsForCongress.com.