Former leaders in businessman Herman Cain's S.C. campaign are turning their support to Congresswoman Michele Bachmann after Cain announced Saturday that he is .
Nineteen former Cain state leaders have joined Bachmann's S.C. team, the Bachmann for President campaign announced Tuesday.
Among them is Matt Gottlieb, the former Herman Cain Richland County chairman.
"The best indicator of a person’s future actions are their past actions," Gottlieb said. "We need a president who has always been, and who always will be, a consistent conservative.”
State Representative Ralph Norman (York County) also joined Bachmann's S.C. campaign as 5th district chairman.
“We need a president with the specific ideas to reform our tax code, cut ridiculous spending programs and fight back against currency manipulators like China," Norman said. "We’ve suffered three long years under a president full of rhetoric. Now we must move past the rhetoric and elect a leader who has been a consistent conservative.”
Here's the list of the 19 former Herman Cain supporters joining Team Bachmann:
- Representative Ralph Norman
- Erin Ashley, Former Cain Pee Dee and Lowcountry Regional Field Director
- Matt Gottlieb, Former Cain Richland County Chairman
- Ken Uthe, Former Cain Dorchester County Chairman
- Benjamin Boado
- George Burbach
- Sue Burbach
- Jay Kilmartin
- Elizabeth Kilmartin
- Ed Hartley
- Bernard Domblesky
- Chris Parker
- Laura Sterling
- Quinci Martel
- John Goerlitz
- Tyler Woods
- Madeline Buchta
- Scott McGee
- Shela Morgan