From Mississippi Democratic Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rickey Cole
Monday, August 29, 2011 (601) 969) 2913 or (601) 316-1356

STATE DEMOCRATS APPOINT RICKEY COLE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Mississippi State Democratic Party announces the decision of its Administrative Committee to appoint Rickey Cole as Executive Director of the state party to succeed Travis Brock. Cole is an experienced Democratic leader and activist, having served as state party chairman 2001-2004 and as the Democratic nominee for Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce in 2007.

“We’re proud to have Rickey in this role,” said State Chairman Jamie Franks. “Rickey brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm into our central office at a critical time as the general election campaign begins. We know he will give his utmost.”

“I’m honored to have been asked to serve in this role,” Cole said. “The coming weeks will be busy as we rally our supporters and carry out effective action plans to elect Democrats up and down the ticket. We’re looking forward to Election Day.”