Tea Party Candidate

Second Tea Party Candidate Announces For GOP Nomination in TN-05

Submitted by Charles on Tue, 12/01/2009 – 17:53

A second tea party activist has announced a run for the Republican nomination in TN-05:

Lonnie Spivak, a conservative Republican from Nashville, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to form an exploratory committee to advise him in planning a campaign for the U.S. Congress from Tennessee’s 5th District.

“Earlier this year I became alarmed by the tax and spend mentality prevailing in Washington, so I joined the thousands of people participating in the Tax-Day Tea Party Protest,” said Spivak…

Just days ago, tea party activist Patrick Miranda became the first official candidate for the Republican nomination in the Fifth Congressional District.