This is late, but Karen Handel’s Republican campaign for governor recently put out a new list of endorsements.
We were going to pass on it, until we noticed that the list included Bill Byrne, the former Cobb County Commission chairman — and yet another critic of Gov. Sonny Perdue.
Byrne lost to Perdue in the 2002 Republican primary for governor. And according to Peach Pundit archives, he was originally in the John Oxendine camp — a senior policy advisor.
Here’s the entire Handel list:
Former State Representative Barbara Bunn, Rockdale
State Representative Wendell Willard, Fulton
State Representative Randy Nix, Troup
Roger Boatright, Bacon County Commissioner
Reid Bowman, Henry County Commissioner
Bill Byrne, Former Cobb County Commission Chairman
Tim Fleming, Newton County Commissioner
Ken Hickey, Thomas County Commissioner
Kevin Jackson, Carroll County Commissioner
Randy Stamey, Henry County Commissioner
Mayor Arthur Letchas, City of Alpharetta
Mayor Joe Lockwood, Milton
Mayor Jim Still, Mountain Park
Mayor Jere Wood, Roswell
Mayor Jerry Oberholtzer, Snellville
Mayor Don Rehwaldt, Tyrone
Mayor Eric Clarkson, Chamblee
Former Mayor Bob Walker, Dublin
Former Mayor Bob Young, Augusta
D.C. Aiken, Alpharetta City Councilman
David Belle Isle, Alpharetta City Councilman
Tibby DeJulio, Sandy Springs City Councilman
Douglas DeRito, Alpharetta City Councilman
Ivan Figueroa, Johns Creek City Councilman
Dianne Fries, Sandy Springs City Councilwoman
Ashley Jenkins, Sandy Springs Councilwoman
Randall Johnson, Johns Creek City Councilman
Karen Meinzen McEnery, Sandy Springs Councilwoman
John Monson, Alpharetta City Councilman
Lee Morris, former Atlanta City Councilman
Jim Paine, Alpharetta City Councilman
Howard Shook, Atlanta City Councilman
Becky Wynn, Roswell City Councilwoman
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