Originally created 08/15/98

Disclaims election telephone campaign 081598 - The Augusta Chronicle



It has come to my attention that someone claiming to be from the Christian Coalition has utilized a local phone tree to convince people to get out and vote, and insinuated that they should vote for a particular candidate.

This is to inform your readers that the Christian Coalition has not endorsed any candidate and that it is against our rules to do so.

Also, I wish to inform your readers that I am the only one with authorization to utilize this phone tree on behalf of the Christian Coalition and that the person who did this did so without authorization and broke the rules of both the state and local chapters. ...

Arlene Candy, Augusta

(Editor's note: The writer is co-chair of the Christian Coalition of Greater Augusta.)