May 28th, 2014 — Cornelius, NC: Three weeks after the Republican primary for the NC House District 98 seat, John Bradford picked up an important endorsement in the general election to represent North Mecklenburg in the NC House with Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis lending his support to Bradford’s campaign.
Mayor Travis cited Bradford’s long business experience as his main reason for supporting Bradford. “John is simply one of the hardest working men I have come across. His work ethic and integrity is clearly evidenced in the growth and success of his business.” Travis also mentioned Bradford’s time serving the Town of Cornelius. “John has a long record of getting results for our Town in his work to increase efficiencies and help us lower taxes. It is an honor to work with him on our Town Board and I look forward to working with him as our next Representative in Raleigh. It is time for Cornelius and all of North Mecklenburg to get behind sending John to Raleigh,” said Travis.
Pleased to have garnered such a significant endorsement, Bradford drew a comparison to the result on the eve of the primary election stating, “I am honored to have earned the endorsement of such a successful business and civic leader like Mayor Travis. His record of service to our Town is invaluable. The Town of Cornelius was very supportive of my candidacy in May’s primary election and I hope to have their continued support in November’s general election. It is important that District 98 continues to send proven business leaders with government experience to Raleigh.”
John Bradford’s campaign has now been supported by 19 elected officials and community leaders including: Congressman Robert Pittenger, Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, NC Senator Jeff Tarte, Soil and Water Commission Chair Dempsey Miller, Cornelius Mayor Chuck Travis, Cornelius Mayor Pro-Tem Woody Washam, Cornelius Commissioner Dave Gilroy, Cornelius Commissioner Jim Duke, Former Cornelius Commissioner Jeff Hare, Former Cornelius Commissioner Bruce Trimbur, Former Cornelius Commissioner Jim Bensman, Former Cornelius Mayor Gary Knox, Huntersville Commissioner Danny Phillips, Huntersville Commissioner Rob Kidwell, Former Huntersville Commissioner Brian Sisson, Former Lake Norman Chamber Chairwoman Wendy Moran, Former Lake Norman Chamber Chairman Robert Reed, Former Lake Norman Chamber Chairman John Hettwer, and Former Mecklenburg County Republican Party Chair Lee Teague.