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Endorsements for Robbins, Monferdini in District 2

Thomas Walker
Thomas Walker is an attorney and respected member of the District 2 region in the new city of Tucker.  Save  Tucker! founding members Cheryl and Paul Miller had an opportunity to speak with Mr. Walker while he was out campaigning door to door in the Brockett community.

When he barely missed being in the runoff himself, he could have easily felt bitter about the situation, like so many others have done in other elections, and demanded a recount or alleged some kind of misconduct against the elections volunteers and staff.

Instead, he continued to attend meetings, speak on issues and lend his support to the remaining candidates.  He kept everyone informed about the new attorney hired by city of Tucker and will continue to be an active volunteer and friend to everyone who lives here.  Save Tucker!  agrees with his choices for the upcoming runoff election.

Here are his endorsements for two candidates who will be in the runoff to be held THIS TUESDAY,  March 29, Matt Robbins and Noelle Monferdini:







Matt Robbins
Matt Robbins

I am voting for Matt Robbins in the District 2 Post 1 runoff and I hope you will vote for Matt too. Here are the reasons I am voting for Matt!

● With his years working at the EPA, Matt has a unique understanding of environmental laws and regulations and real life experience with eight states which make him best suited for rezoning decisions which will impact future development, procuring grants for improvements and hiring the right people for our city.

● Matt has unparalleled involvement in our community and no one knows District Two better than him. He has lived in Tucker for 36 years, sent his 3 children to the local DeKalb County Schools, was active in PTA and was President of the Idlewood Civic Association and the Drayton Woods Recreation Club. Decades ago, Matt served on the team working with the DeKalb County Commission, the DeKalb School Board, the DeKalb Library and the private sector that turned the closed Tucker Elementary School into the Tucker Recreation Center.

● Matt has the time necessary to devote to establishing our city and will only serve the people of our District. To be an effective and impartial city leader, you need to be self-employed, operate your own business or be retired. A person who has to serve two masters - constituents and their employer - will not be able to serve either. We can count on Matt to devote as much time as needed for our city not as much time as he is allowed by another employer.
Please join me in voting for Matt on March 29 or during the early voting period.


Noelle Monferdini 

I am voting for Noelle Monferdini in the District 2 Post 2 runoff and I hope you will vote for her too. As I have gotten to know Noelle during this election cycle, she has earned my respect and admiration. Here is why I am voting for Noelle!

● Noelle wants to place freedom first through limited government to ensure our city council does no harm. She believes code and zoning should go no further than what is necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of citizens.
 Noelle Monferdini
● Noelle is budget minded and opposes burdening Tucker citizens and businesses with high taxes. She will fight to keep our taxes low.

● Noelle wants an efficient city government that will serve the citizens. Noelle's strong business background gives her the experience Tucker needs to cut waste and develop the customer service citizens and businesses deserve.

● Finally, Noelle knows our community well having lived in Tucker sixteen years with her husband and six children and being active in the community and her neighborhood. She rallied the community to oppose the Lakeside land grab, she has coached youth soccer at Henderson Park and she has been a youth group leader in her church. What I like most about Noelle is that she took action and cut the grass of a vacant home in her neighborhood that was left unattended and has helped her senior neighbors that had no one else to help them. It is easy to say something should be done. It shows true character to take action.

Please join me in voting for Noelle on March 29!

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