Lt. Governor candidate comes to Lee - WALB.com, Albany News, Weather, Sports

Lt. Governor candidate comes to Lee

July 20, 2005

Leesburg- The 2006 campaign trail is already making its way through Southwest Georgia.

Wednesday, Ralph Reed, candidate for the Republican party nomination for Lt. Governor came to Lee County. Reed talked to county commissioners about problems such as money for roads and education.

He says he wants to reduce the drop-out rate and expand technical education.

"Where they can go and get a jobs, skill-based internship oriented education," Reed said. "Not just reading Shakespeare and learning history, but looking towards a career."

Senator Casey Cagle of Reidsville is also running. Reed is the former Georgia Republican Party chairman and leader of the Christian Coalition.

feedback at news@walb.com