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Isakson hosts 'Get out the Vote' fly around rally

Senator Johnny Isakson, and other candidates, were happy to have Governor Deal's endorsement hours before people go to the polls. (Source: WALB) Senator Johnny Isakson, and other candidates, were happy to have Governor Deal's endorsement hours before people go to the polls. (Source: WALB)
Senator Johnny Isakson (Source: WALB) Senator Johnny Isakson (Source: WALB)
Governor Nathan Deal (Source: WALB) Governor Nathan Deal (Source: WALB)
Isakson said he wants to continue to fight for limited government in Washington. (Source: WALB) Isakson said he wants to continue to fight for limited government in Washington. (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Having political heavyweights like Governor Nathan Deal in your corner goes a long way.

Senator Johnny Isakson, and other candidates, were happy to have his endorsement hours before people go to the polls.

"He has been valuable to us at the state level on many, many issues," said Deal.

Deal showed his support for U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson's re-election campaign during Monday afternoon's "Get out the Vote" fly-around rally.

Other candidates there included State Representatives Gerald Greene and Ed Rynders and U.S. Representative Austin Scott.

"If you turnout and vote. Get your neighbors to vote for us tomorrow. I think we'll have a great day and it will be my privilege to represent Georgia again," said Isakson.

Isakson is going for a third term in the U.S. Senate.

Here in southwest Georgia, he focused on farmers.

"Agriculture is 21 percent of Georgia's economy so making sure we have the laws and ag bills necessary for our economy is critical," said Isakson.

He also said he would fight to keep the Marine Corps Logistics Base open and make sure there's a level planning field for business owners.

Governor Deal said Isakson gets things done.

"We know how important it is especially when you're in situations like we are in Georgia with drought. And to lose a water supply over a political event is something that certainly none of us want to see happen," said Deal.

Deal said Isakson helped remove language from an appropriations bill that would have crippled the state's water supply.

Isakson said he wants to continue to fight for limited government in Washington.

Isakson ended his campaign with a rally Monday night in Altanta.

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