~ Today! Republican Ticket Travels Virginia on "Just Say Yes" Tour ~
McDonnell, Bolling and Cuccinelli Hold Rallies in Southwest Virginia, Roanoke, the Shenandoah Valley, Northern Virginia, Fredericksburg and Hampton Roads-ABINGDON
Following their official nominations at the most highly attended Republican State Convention since 1994, the 2009 GOP ticket of Bob McDonnell, Bill Bolling and Ken Cuccinelli embarked today on a six-stop "Just Say Yes" tour that will take the trio from Southwest Virginia in the morning, through Northern Virginia in the early afternoon and into Hampton Roads by evening.
The ticket mates will speak to voters all across Virginia about their optimistic message of new jobs, more opportunities and positive solutions to the challenges facing the Commonwealth.
Speaking in Abingdon, Bob McDonnell, Republican gubernatorial nominee and former Attorney General of Virginia noted, "There will be a clear choice in November. This ticket will offer positive, innovative solutions to create new jobs and provide greater freedom and opportunity for all Virginians. When it comes to Virginia's future and the need for changes in Richmond, we'll just say yes. Bill Bolling and Ken Cuccinelli have solid records of working across party lines to get things done for the people of Virginia. This is a ticket with records that Virginians can trust and ideas that will benefit every region of the Commonwealth."
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling stated, "We have to get the economy moving again and create the jobs Virginians need to protect their economic security. To do that we need experienced leaders who can work together to get results, and that is what we will offer the people of Virginia. We have already put forth realistic and workable solutions to important issues like energy, higher education and government reform, and we will continue advancing these types of new ideas throughout this campaign. These ideas are resonating well with Virginians, and it is the strength of our ideas that will carry us to victory in November."
Attorney General nominee Ken Cuccinelli remarked, "I am honored to be part of one of the most experienced tickets to run in Virginia. All three of us have records of advancing solid solutions that bring Virginians together to make our Commonwealth better. This ticket will say yes to new jobs, yes to more opportunities, yes to safe streets and yes to Virginia's future. We are going to run positive, issues-focused campaigns and we will win in November."
Following the day's first stop in Abingdon the ticket will head to Roanoke, followed by a stop at Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport in Weyers Cave, an early afternoon rally at Dulles Airport, a mid-afternoon event in Fredericksburg, and a final rally of the day in Norfolk.