Bruce McPherson Campaign Announcement

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THE EVENT: Bruce McPherson, a former Green Beret and Georgia native, announced on September 6th he was running for United States Congressional District 2 seat in Georgia.

BACKGROUND: While attending the University of Georgia, McPherson joined the school’s ROTC program and upon graduation enlisted as a Second Lieutenant and a Platoon Leader in the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

PLATFORM/HIGHLIGHTS: Some of the platforms that McPherson is running on are national security, economic revitalization, education and protecting farmers and small business. In Southwest Georgia, also known as Congressional District 2, 30 percent of people live below the poverty line, something McPherson plans on changing.