Press Release from the Campaign of Gordon Ball for United States Senate, Oct. 21, 2014:
The Gordon Ball campaign for U.S. Senate will be hitting the road October 22 through October 28th on the “No Show Lamar” bus tour.
The candidate will launch the tour on Wednesday in Nashville at the Bordeaux Library at 8 a.m, The Howard Office Building at 11 a.m. and Green Hills at 2 p.m.
Ball will also tour surrounding counties in Marshall, Wilson and Rutherford counties throughout the rest of the afternoon.
On Thursday, Ball will join the 2014 Senate Debate scheduled at the Sheraton Hotel in Downtown Nashville at 1:30 p.m. with Tom Emerson, a Tea Party member, Edmund Gauthier, constitutional conservative, Joshua James, the endorsed Libertarian Party candidate, Danny Page, a constitutional conservative, Martin Pleasant, the Green Party candidate and Joe Wilmoth, the Constitutional Party candidate.
“Lamar Alexander refused to debate and I believe that debates are essential,” Ball said. “I’ll be joining with the other candidates to discuss issues that working Tennesseans are facing. It’s a shame that the Senator refuses to participate. He was given the opportunity to do that when he was elected in 2002, yet he is a no show two-terms in. If he’s not afraid of the issues and his votes throughout the years, he should talk about them.”
Tea Party candidate Tom Emerson will also debate Ball in Johnson City from 11:30 am to 12:30 at the Holiday Inn Room at 101 West Springbrook Drive.
Gordon Ball will be in Nashville and middle Tennessee on Wednesday and Thursday, the Tri-Cities area on Friday, Middle Tennessee on Saturday and will be headed west on a swing to Memphis and northwest Tennessee on Sunday and Monday. The bus tour will then head back to middle-Tennessee on October 28.