Great progress for RLCMI Chairman/Candidate
- Hewitt for State Rep
For Immediate Release
June 28th 2006
Opponent Endorses Hewitt in 89th District
Endorsement Follows Hewitt Landslide in Ottawa GOP Straw Poll
Grand Haven, MI - Today the Mike Hewitt for State Representative campaign
announced that Matthew Horist, one of his opponents in the 89th district race,
has decided to discontinue his campaign and instead is asking his supporters
to vote for Mike Hewitt for State Representative.
"I am honored to have Matthew Horist as part of our team to send someone
with business experience to Lansing" said Mike Hewitt. "Together, we will work
to eliminate the SBT tax, support the right to life, and defend our second
"It is important that Ottawa County elects a conservative to represent us in
Lansing," said Matthew Horist. "I have come to the conclusion that the best
way to ensure that we have conservative representation in Lansing is to ask
my supporters to vote for Mike Hewitt."
Mike Hewitt placed a resounding first in the recent Ottawa County GOP straw
poll with 42% of the vote in an eight person race. Hewitt is the only
candidate from the Grand Haven area now that Horist has discontinued his campaign.
The remaining candidates are from the southern portion of the district.