Tim James to make campaign stop in Demopolis

Published 11:19 am Thursday, May 13, 2010

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim James will bring his campaign to Demopolis when he holds a rally at Rooster Hall Friday, May 28 at 10:30 a.m.

Brett Hall of the James campaign said the stop is part of a “Common Sense” tour in which the candidate will conduct a rally in some 60 cities around the state.

“It’s all part of the tour,” Hall said when asked if the stop was in any way related to Republican candidate Bradley Byrne’s stop in Demopolis Monday, May 10. Byrne also spoke at Rooster Hall. “You can’t not go to Demopolis. In [that] region, it’s a big city. We have a lot of supporters in Demopolis and it is a place we need to make a campaign stop.”

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Hall said James will make a brief speech and then participate in a question-and-answer session with the general public in attendance at the rally.

“(James will) listen to the concerns of the people, especially when so many people are out of work,” Hall said, noting that the candidate is anxious to “get the economic engine of the state turning again.”

James’ “Common Sense” bus is scheduled to stop in 60 cities on a 10-day tour throughout Alabama.

The Republican and Democratic primaries are scheduled to take place on June 1.