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Democratic Candidate for Sec. of State, Bee Nguyen, on Athens Visit

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District 9 State representative and Democratic candidate for Georgia Secretary of State Bee Nguyen will be in Athens Thursday evening. She says members of the community are welcome to participate in the gathering which is being held at Authentic Brewing Company.

“As I am running for the seat it’s important to make sure than I am going throughout the state of Georgia and I will be visiting Athens to connect with the voters,” Nguyen said. “But also to make sure that my colleagues there, and some of my supporters there, know what my message is and how critically important this race is going to be for Georgians next year.”

Nguyen will be joined by a host of Athens political and community leaders, including State Representative Spencer Frye, Mayor Kelly Girtz, District Attorney Deborah Gonzalez, ACC Commissioners Russell Edwards and Ovita Thornton, along with other community leaders and members.

“Those are the folks who have really invited me to come and wanted to make sure that I get in front of folks in Athens. It is open to anyone.”
Representative Spence Frye says the meeting will allow Athens residents an opportunity to see where Nguyen stands as a candidate.

“I’d love for people to be able to hear Bee speak and recognize her ability to offer Georgians secure elections for every Georgian, not just a few” according to Frye. “And I’d love for them to show or to donate to her campaign and meet her in person.”

The event takes place from 5:30 to 7 pm Thursday vening at Authentic Brewing Company.