Young and old, blacks and whites were among a near capacity crowd of 80 Democrats at Ruth Ann’s Restaurant on Saturday to hear Secretary of State Cathy Cox.
She didn’t leave them disappointed.
Cox spoke for 35 minutes in the dining room of the Columbus eatery, describing a state government that is inaccessible to the people and ineffective in dealing with problems in education and health care. Problems start at the top with Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue, she said.
Cox is running against Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor for the Democratic nomination and a chance to challenge Perdue. The Democratic and Republican primary election is July 19. The Democratic nominee will likely face Perdue in the Nov. 7 General Election.
“The pendulum is swinging our way,