After the Boyd marathon comes the sprint

Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd speaks to reporters in Belle Meade on July 25, 2018. (Erik Schelzig, Tennessee Journal)

Having already run across the state, Republican gubernatorial candidate Randy Boyd is announcing a 95-hour “sprint to election day.” The former economic and community development commissioner plans 20 public events across the state leading up to his primary night party in his hometown of Knoxville on Thursday.

“The early vote is in. And now the biggest day is only hours away – It’s rally time! The team that finishes the strongest down the stretch will win, and I pledge to give it everything I’ve got these last few days,” said Randy Boyd.

Here’s the full release:

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Randy Boyd, Republican candidate for Governor, has announced a 95 Hour Sprint to Election Day with more than 20 public events across Tennessee and a statewide tele-town hall on the evening before Election Day. The 95 Hour Sprint will conclude with an Election Night Party in Knoxville on Thursday, August 2 at Jackson Terminal that is free and open to the public.

The 95 Hour Sprint will begin in Memphis on Monday with events across West Tennessee before heading to Middle Tennessee, and concluding in East Tennessee.

“No other candidate has come close to working as hard as Randy Boyd has during the 17 months leading up to the Republican Primary, ” said Chip Saltsman, Campaign CEO. “Just in the last two months alone, Randy made sure to again visit all 95 counties on the Boyd Bus Tour, and during early voting he visited 20 counties and 38 polling locations,” said Saltsman.

Friends, supporters, and undecided voters are invited to attend events in their area as well as dial into the tele-townhall to ask questions before casting their ballots on Thursday. More information about these events may be viewed at www.randyboyd.com/bustour.

The 95 Hour Sprint will conclude with an Election Night Party in Boyd’s hometown of Knoxville. Friends and supporters from across the state are invited to Jackson Terminal at 7 p.m. to watch election returns and celebrate a successful campaign. More information is available at www.randyboyd.com.

“The early vote is in. And now the biggest day is only hours away – It’s rally time! The team that finishes the strongest down the stretch will win, and I pledge to give it everything I’ve got these last few days,” said Randy Boyd. “Too much is at stake and too many people are depending on us. On Primary night, we will always we know we left everything we’ve got on the field and I’m confident if we do, we will win,” said Boyd.

 

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