Republican Caravan Comes to Shelby County This Wednesday

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Well-known Tennessee Republicans are visiting Shelby County Wednesday as a part of the Road to Victory bus tour. Unfortunately, Gov. Bill Lee couldn’t join due to coronavirus concerns, but you can catch famous figures such as Tennessee Speaker Cameron Sexton. Listen to ‘Wake Up Memphis’ for the complete schedule, and check out the press release below:

House and Senate Republican leadership, Gov. Lee, Tennessee GOP announces Road to Victory bus tour 

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — Tennessee House and Senate Republican leadership, Gov. Bill Lee and the Tennessee Republican Party today announced they are launching a statewide Road to Victory bus tour to encourage citizens to vote and to elect Republican candidates.

The eight-day tour begins on Oct. 19, and it will include a total of 37 stops across 35 counties in Tennessee. Each will feature members of House and Senate leadership, as well as Republican candidates currently serving or running to serve their respective communities. Congressman David Kustoff (R-Tennessee), as well as other members of the state’s congressional delegation are also expected to appear at various stops throughout the tour, which will conclude in Shelby County on Oct. 28.

Dates and county stops are listed below:  
Mon., Oct. 19 – Sumner, Wilson, Putnam, and Cumberland Counties
Tues., Oct. 20 – Anderson, Knox, Hamblen, and Hawkins Counties
Wed., Oct 21 – Sullivan, Washington, Cocke, Sevier, and Blount Counties
Fri., Oct. 23 – Loudon, Bradley, Hamilton, Moore, Bedford, and Rutherford Counties
Sat., Oct. 24 – Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Giles, and Marshall Counties
Mon., Oct. 26 – Montgomery, Henry, Weakley, Gibson, and Henderson Counties
Tues., Oct. 27 – Madison, Crockett, Dyer, Tipton, and Fayette Counties
Wed., Oct. 28 – Shelby County
** Times to be announced, schedule subject to change. **  
“This election is very important to our state and nation! Tennesseans have stood strong by electing conservative leaders, and now, our great state is the least debt state, second best state for businesses and one of the lowest taxed in America,” said House Speaker Cameron Sexton (R-Crossville). “Our Road to Victory Bus Tour is a tremendous opportunity to share how Tennesseans are better off with conservative, Republican leadership, rather than liberal tax and spend policies.  We hope members from our communities come out to meet our candidates and leaders.”   
“Our Republican Majority’s success story is second to none,” said Lt. Gov. Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge). “Republicans across the state are energized by our record of conservative governance and our strong unified conservative message. Bringing that message to these 35 counties will energize our voters and encourage all Tennesseans to join our cause. I would like to thank Speaker Sexton for organizing this outstanding effort. I have known and worked with him for many years. I appreciate him highlighting the great work Governor Lee and our House and Senate leaders are doing for our state and our people.”
 “Thanks to strong, conservative Republican leadership in our state, we’ve been able to deliver good jobs, good schools, and safe neighborhoods for the people of Tennessee,” said Governor Bill Lee. “The Road to Victory Bus Tour will highlight the many Republican champions across our state at all levels of government who uphold our Tennessee values and keep our taxes low. I encourage all Tennesseans to join me in supporting these conservative Republican leaders up and down the ballot so our state can continue to lead the nation.”
“We need Tennesseans to head to the polls and vote Republican, so our state can remain a national model for all to follow,” said Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden. “This tour is a great way for these communities to learn more about the men and women who are fighting to uphold the conservative values that matter most to our citizens.”

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