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Billy Kennedy to Run for U.S. Congress PDF Print
Written by Adam Hicks   
Tuesday, 02 February 2010 08:22

billy_kennedy_file_photo.jpgLongtime host of AM 1450 WATA’s Watauga Talks program, Billy Kennedy, announced today that he will run against incumbent Congresswoman Virginia Foxx to represent North Carolina’s 5th District in the United States House of Representatives.


Kennedy will arrive at the Watauga County Board of Elections for certification to file for the office at 9:00 Monday morning before hitting the campaign trail.  His convoy will stop at the Wilkes County heritage Museum, the Forsyth County Democratic Party headquarters in Winston-Salem, and will eventually arrive at the NC State Board of Elections in Raleigh Monday afternoon where Kennedy will officially file to run for Congress.

Kennedy serves as chair of the Beaver Dam precinct Watauga County Democratic Party and is a member of the state executive committee of the North Carolina Democratic Party.  He is also a farmer, carpenter, and furniture maker.

Kennedy and his wife Rebecca have three children.


*Photo courtesy of the Watauga County Democratic Party


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