8:44 am November 1, 2010, by Christopher Seward
Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who is seeking re-election, vehemently denies claims of an extramarital affair – allegations now in a state ethics complaint filed by a onetime political opponent who is now backing Cagle’s opponent in the lieutenant governor’s race.
The accuser, businessman Ray Boyd, hasn’t come forth with any proof. He backs Democrat Carol Porter in Tuesday’s election. Porter’s campaign says she’s not behind the complaint.
Cagle thinks otherwise, according to campaign manager Ryan Cassin:
“Carol Porter obviously wants someone else to spread lies on he r behalf, and her willingness to spoon feed poison to an attention-seeking millionaire is despicable and pathetic. We expect Carol’s dirty tricks team to continue these kinds of attacks over the next several days in a desperate attempt to erase a 20-point deficit.”
The woman with whom Cagle allegedly had the affair also denies Boyd’s claims.
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