Lt. Governor Forest praises Bradford’s business experience and background as the type of leader we need in Raleigh to move North Carolina forward.
February 7, 2014 — Cornelius, NC: With candidate filing opening on Monday, Cornelius Commissioner John R. Bradford, III, closed the week incredibly strong announcing that his campaign for the NC House District 98 seat gained the support of North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest. With this endorsement, Bradford now has garnered 17 endorsements from key elected officials and community leaders.
North Carolina Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest praised Bradford’s mixture of experience. “Commissioner John Bradford’s blend of experience building a successful small business while serving the Town of Cornelius makes him the type of conservative advocate we need here in Raleigh as the next House Representative from District 98,” said Lieutenant Governor Forest. “His rock solid conservative principles will make sure the Lake Norman area continues to have an effective Republican advocate in the Legislature.”
With the announcement of this very high-ranking elected official endorsement Bradford alluded to the fact that statewide and local elected officials and community leaders are publicly supporting his campaign not by chance but by choice. “I am honored that so many key elected officials and community leaders, not only in District 98 but also statewide, are choosing to publicly support my common sense pro-business approach to government” said Bradford. “Earning the confidence and public endorsement of such a well respected, proven and well known conservative leader like Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest is an incredible personal honor. To me, this is a campaign game-changer and I am truly humbled that the Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina has chosen to publicly endorse me for the North Carolina House of Representatives in District 98.”
John Bradford’s campaign has now been endorsed by 17 key elected officials and community leaders including: Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest, NC Senator Jeff Tarte, Soil and Water Commission Chair Dempsey Miller, 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 Chairman 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.