Bill Connor Returns to the Campaign Trail
Lt. Governor front runner returns to campaigning after United States Army reserve duty and
announces more endorsements
West Columbia, SC (PRWEB) May 7, 2010 -- Bill Connor, the overwhelming front runner for the Republican
nomination for Lt. Governor, has resumed his campaign after fulfilling a five day United States Army Reserve
obligation. The campaign also continued to show momentum, announcing numerous additional endorsements.
The National Republican Trust PAC, a national organization dedicated to strong family values, limited
government, the free enterprise system and a strong national defense announced that it had endorsed Bill Connor.
"The great state of South Carolina, just as with the rest of the nation, is in need of great leadership from citizens
and not stale politicians who are self interested,” said Scott Wheeler, Executive Director of The National
Republican Trust PAC. “Bill Connor is one of those leaders that are so badly needed right now."
One of Bill’s superiors in Afghanistan, Brigadier General Gregory Batts of Charleston joins “Bill’s Brigade,” the
Connor Veterans coalition. Also joining Bill’s Brigade is Brigadier General Lanneau Siegling of Charleston, who
also serves as the Charleston County representative to the state GOP Executive Committee.
Rep. Mike Pitts of Laurens, Chairman of the House Sportsman’s Caucus, joins the Connor Legislative Coalition.
Rev. Det Bowers of Columbia joins “Christian Leaders for Connor.”
In addition, Cory Truax of the “3 Conservatives” blog announced his endorsement.
“Bill Connor is a dynamic leader with profound experiences. An Afghan war vet and attorney, a father and
husband, he speaks the language of small government, low taxes, and economic growth.”
Also joining the Connor Campaign this week is Mrs. Kittsy Westmoreland of Charleston, the widow of General
William Westmoreland. Mrs. Westmoreland joins the Connor Business Advisory Council.
“This past week was a great reminder of w