Florence, Al - Dozens of people from all over Lauderdale County turned out to learn more about 5th District Republican Candidate Ray McKee. The event was held at the Marriott Shoals Conference Center in Florence Wednesday night.
McKee gave a short speech focusing on his platform issue of passing the FairTax bill. Minutes later, the floor opened for questions. An enthusiastic crowd asked Mr. McKee his stance on everything from the Economy to Illegal Immigration. Many of the questions and Mr. McKee's answers can be found on his website, raymckeeforcongress.com.
"It's exciting to see and be apart of so many groups gathering to learn more about me" said Ray McKee, Republican candidate for the 5th district, "and not just learn about me and my problem solving plans, but to educate themselves on the FairTax bill and what it can do for every American."
The Florence Rally was the fifth in a series of events scheduled to bring people together to discuss the issues facing all Americans today and to hear Ray McKee's problem solving plans and goals. Many people attending the rally said they really like what Ray McKee stands for and plan to vote for him June 3rd. Mr. McKee's support of the FairTax bill and his Illegal Immigration plan were hot topics.
"Finally, someone with a good plan to tax illegal immigrants," said supporter John Codding, "While lawmakers work to solve the illegal immigration situation".