I know what you’re thinking-- “Another political email reminding me that it's campaign season."
But that’s not why I’m emailing you today.
About a week ago the children in our communities headed back to school to begin another year, and they deserve better.
I got involved in this race for many reasons--but one of the most important reasons I got involved is to ensure that we are providing the best possible education for Tennessee students. Right now the Republicans in the state legislature are earning a failing grade.Read more
Pam Strickland gives a great run down on our campaign today in the Knoxville News Sentinel, where she discusses our campaign and our goals. She bring up the fact that one of our GOP opponents, Richard Briggs, would vote exactly the same way as Campfield, except that he might not propose as many wacky bills as Stacey Campfield.
The article quotes Amy Broyles, who shows her support by saying, "He’s going to vote the same way without all the nonsense." Broyles has served on the County commission with Richard Briggs, so no doubt has an idea of what his stance is on important issues. Its good to know that other local politicians are aware that Cheri Siler is the only choice for change in District 7.
We had a great time at Honor Fountain City Day at Fountain City Park. Lots of people came out to visit the park and socialize with other Fountain Citizens, and we got the chance to hear from a lot of District 7. Their concerns were brought to our attention and many more supporters joined our fight. The weather was gorgeous, and everyone had a great time!
We had the chance to meet with Knoxville's former mayor Randy Tyree at Gloria Johnson's Birthday Party, who gave his support for the campaign!
We got the chance to catch up with Knoxville's Mayor Madeline Rogero at Honor Fountain City Day.