Carl earns mayoral endorsements

Published 12:00 pm Wednesday, October 18, 2023

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Today (Tuesday), conservative Republican Jerry Carl announced that he has earned the endorsements of 22 mayors in Alabama’s First Congressional District.

“Since I took office in 2021, I’ve enjoyed close working relationships with all our mayors. I am honored to earn the endorsement of 22 mayors in my district, and I look forward to many more years of working together with them to better the lives of our constituents,” said Congressman Jerry Carl. 

“I am thankful for all the work Congressman Carl does for the people he represents. I am proud to endorse him for reelection in 2024,” said Brewton Mayor Yank Lovelace.

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“Congressman Jerry Carl has 100% of my support in his upcoming reelection in Alabama’s First Congressional District,” said Atmore Mayor Jim Staff.

“I appreciate the job Congressman Carl is doing in Washington, and I heartily endorse him for his next term,” said Bay Minette Mayor Bob Wills.

“I have known Jerry Carl for many years. He always takes time to listen and always helps with any issues he can. My family and I are supporting and voting for Jerry Carl for Congress in 2024,” said Bayou La Batre Mayor Henry Barnes.

“I support Congressman Jerry Carl in his reelection in Alabama’s First Congressional District. Congressman Carl is a friend of Daphne and Baldwin County. He is also a fighter for our values in D.C. I am proud to support my friend Jerry,” said Daphne Mayor Robin LeJeune.

“As the Mayor of the Town of Dauphin Island, I sincerely appreciate Congressman Carl’s dedicated service to our community, district, and great nation. I am pleased and honored to offer my endorsement and full support as he approaches reelection in 2024,” said Dauphin Island Mayor Jeff Collier.

“I sincerely appreciate Congressman Carl’s dedication to our city, state, and country. Through his accomplishments and endeavors, it shows that he has spent many hours putting the citizens of our community first and striving to make it a better place to live. I’m thankful for his hard work, and I give him my full support in his upcoming election,” said East Brewton Mayor Terry Clark.

“Jerry Carl is one of the good guys. He has been invaluable in helping me as a mayor of a small town. I wholeheartedly, 100% without reservation, endorse him,” said Elberta Mayor Jim Hamby.

“Jerry Carl has been a leader in the community, and he understands the challenges of local government. He has earned the respect of his colleagues in Washington because of his conservative and diplomatic leadership. Congressman Carl has been a great supporter of Fairhope, and that is why I enthusiastically endorse his reelection. I hope he continues serving as our Congressman for Alabama’s First Congressional District for years to come,” said Fairhope Mayor Sherry Sullivan.

“It gives me great pleasure to endorse Congressman Jerry Carl for reelection to continue representing Alabama’s First Congressional District. Jerry is a conservative Republican who is committed to serving the people of this District, and he has supported and introduced many bills that drive our economy forward. I fully endorse and support Congressman Jerry Carl for reelection in 2024,” said Flomaton Mayor James E. Johnson.

“Congressman Carl has been a great Representative for the City of Foley and all of Baldwin County. He works hard for our area, and I am proud to support him as our Congressman for Alabama’s First Congressional District,” said Foley Mayor Ralph Hellmich.

“I proudly support U.S. Representative Jerry Carl in the 2024 election to represent Alabama’s First Congressional District in Congress,” said Loxley Mayor Richard Teal.

“Congressman Jerry Carl has been an excellent Representative for Magnolia Springs and Baldwin County. I support him in his reelection to represent Alabama’s First Congressional District,” said Magnolia Springs Mayor Kim Koniar.

“Our local economy is booming and we are experiencing unprecedented job growth. Congressman Jerry Carl has been instrumental in that success. Not only has he demonstrated a commitment to championing south Alabama in Congress, but he is also one of us. I’m with Jerry because he is an important part of the team, and we need him to keep fighting for us in Washington,” said Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson.

“Congressman Carl has been a strong friend and supporter of Orange Beach and Coastal Baldwin County during his time in office. I’m proud to call Jerry a friend, and I fully endorse him for reelection in 2024,” said Orange Beach Mayor Tony Kennon.

“Congressman Carl has my support and endorsement along with other citizens of Robertsdale. We certainly appreciate the great job he is doing, and we are prepared to help him win the 2024 election as our Congressman,” said Robertsdale Mayor Charles Murphy.

“Congressman Carl has my full endorsement for his reelection in 2024. Jerry has done a wonderful job representing Saraland, and I appreciate everything he has done for our community,” said Saraland Mayor Dr. Howard Rubenstein.

“Congressman Carl has been a great representative for the City of Satsuma. It is my pleasure to continue my support for you in the future. I wish him the best of luck and look forward to many more years working with him,” said Satsuma Mayor Mark Barlow.

“Congressman Carl continues to have my support in the upcoming 2024 election. I’m thankful for all he does for the people of Semmes,” said Semmes Mayor Brandon Van Hook.

“As the mayor of a small town, it is important we have someone in Washington who cares about our needs and doesn’t forget about us simply because we don’t have a large population. When we have needed help, whether with FEMA after Hurricane Sally or with paving roads, Congressman Carl is there for us. He has made things possible that we could not have done without his help. With Congressman Carl, we have a Representative who has shown his support for our town and its people. I’m proud to support Jerry Carl,” said Silverhill Mayor Jared Lyles.

“I endorse my friend Jerry Carl for the 2024 election,” said Summerdale Mayor David Wilson.

“Congressman Carl has been a great blessing to our city and certainly to south Alabama. He stands up for our values and more importantly understands the problems and the issues we face on a local level. He has demonstrated time and time again that his concerns are based on the citizens’ issues within this District. It is with great pleasure that I fully endorse Congressman Carl to represent the people of Alabama’s First Congressional District. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that he will represent all of the First District well,” said Spanish Fort Mayor Mike McMillan.

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