Russell Pruitt has knowledge, integrity to lead

Editor, the Advocate:

I have known Mr. Pruitt for more than 40 years, and I can tell you he is no newcomer to the workings of government, be it federal, state or local.

Russell has been a champion of taxpayers' rights for more than 30 years, fighting against the personal property tax on automobiles and setting a cap on property taxes for senior citizens.

Mr. Pruitt spent most of his working life at a Fortune 500 company and knows firsthand what is required to get businesses to be interested in locating in Victoria and will be proactive in enticing new business to join our community. He will continue to work to grow Victoria, assuring that we have a safe, vibrant city for our families to live and enjoy.

When it comes to spending taxpayers' money, he will treat it as if he was paying for the project out of his own pockets. He will truly be your voice on the City Council and will respectfully listen to all concerns before taking a position on the issues.

Please join us in moving Victoria forward while being fiscally responsible by voting for Russell Pruitt.

Tommy Lowe, Victoria