August 9, 2006

Face-to-face Makes The Difference

Flint Journal -
Gleason, five taxes win
Genesee County suburbs flexed their political muscle to hand John J. Gleason a decisive victory in the Democratic state Senate primary, the area's most-watched race.

Gleason won all but one of the 14 suburban communities in the 27th state Senate district, but came in a distant third in Flint, the district's largest city.

He more than doubled the votes of car dealer Patsy Lou Williamson, who barely came in second.

"We talked to the people. I think that's always been my campaign strategy," said Gleason, long known for being a champion at door-to-door campaigning. "I don't think you can beat that face-to-face (meeting voters)."
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