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Tom Slade joins McCain's FL team



The John McCain campaign announced that former state GOP chairman Tom Slade and "key central Florida Republican leaders"  have joined the Arizona senator's campaign team. “Senator McCain's common sense conservative principles will carry him to victory in Florida and around the nation,” said Slade.  “John McCain is a proven leader who understands the challenges we face and is uniquely qualified to lead this country.”

Others: Orange County Commissioner Mildred Fernandez; Rep. David Simmons; Rep. Bob Allen; central Florida Chapter of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of the US founder Nancy Acevedo; Simmons aide Brenda Adjamian; Orange County state committeeman Jerry Braley; PR company owner Bertica Cabrera-Morri; Alan Florez of Brown & Brown; activist Justina Gonzalez-Marti; lawyer Marcos Marchena; political consultant Carlos Melendez; activist Julius Melendez; Orange County GOP chairman Lew Oliver; former Rep. John Quinones;  Rep. Allen aide Tyler Sirois; former Rep. Tony Suarez; UCF  College Republicans executive director Justin York.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:35pm]


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