Tom Campbell Endorses Armstrong for US House Race
Fargo, ND- In a press conference this afternoon held in Fargo, Tom Campbell withdrew from the Republican primary in the U.S. House race and endorsed Kelly Armstrong in his bid for the United States House of Representatives.
Campbell, when asked why he chose to support Armstrong, said “It is critical for Republicans to be united and focused on victory in November. Kelly has a strong record of fighting hard and getting results for North Dakota. I am confident that he will take those values to Washington and be a strong voice for North Dakota families.”
North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Rick Berg opened the event and stressed the need for party unity in this election cycle. “Now is the time to follow Tom’s lead and come together behind one candidate. Today I am calling on all Republicans to get active and get excited because we will need your support to carry our message through November.”
Armstrong, a State Senator from Dickinson won the endorsement of the North Dakota Republican Party at the state convention held last weekend in Grand Forks. When asked about the endorsement Armstrong said, “I appreciate Tom’s endorsement. Tom Campbell is a dedicated public servant. North Dakota owes him a great deal for his hard work as a State Senator. Now it’s time to come together as a party and move forward to the general election as a united team.”