Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Coastal Democrat Griffin Lotson to run for Senate District 3 Seat

Down on the coast, Griffin Lotson (D-Darien) will qualify tomorrow to run for State Senate 3 district seat, which is a open seat being vacated by Jeff Chapman (R-Brunswick) who is running for governor.

Lotson, moderate to conservative democrat ran for Lt. Governor in 2006 will try to win the open senate seat that already have two republicans in Terry Carter & William T Ligon.

Lotson is a Businessman and Chief Executive Officer of a Prominent Nationally Award Winning non-profit organization: Sams Memorial Community Economic Development, Inc, in addition has served as a National White House Consultant on Faith Based, and Community Programs under former president George W. Bush. Lotson raised over $10 million dollars for Georgia Families in the areas of housing, economic development, and educational after school programs.

Lotson develops family programs nation wide through his consultant and motivational speeches and holds several Board Seats which includes Habitat for Humanity of McIntosh County, McIntosh County Citizens Association, Rural Georgia Collaborative. and he was voted in as Citizen of the year by the Rotary Club of McIntosh county Ga,
also was Voted a national award winner as the top Rural leader of America by NCRC (The National Reinvestment Coalition) in Washington DC Education.

He was at one time campaign manager of State Rep. Al Williams (D-Midway), & is a former civil servant with FBI and CIA clearance and 20 years of federal and state experience. Lotson is also a seasoned consultant that's even been called upon by the White House, the Georgia Municipal Association, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs and the United States Department of Agriculture, where he served as a consultant.

He attended Harvard University Business School, Boston, Ma & is married to wife Carolyn for over 30 plus years & have three children, all in the military: Griffin Lotson U.S. Navy , Montrell Lotson Former U.S. Air Force, now working in Washington DC, Carlinda Lotson U.S. Air Force.

State Democrats need to support Gfiffin in his run for SD 3. With the lack of candidates running for the State Senate this year, they can put resources behind Lotson's candidacy.

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