Messner Official Campaign Filing will be in Person and in Accordance with Secretary of State and State House COVID-19 Social Distancing Guidelines


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BEDFORD, NH – Campaign senior advisor Michael Biundo has announced that Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bryant “Corky” Messner will file a Declaration of Candidacy next week in person while adhering to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines and foregoing the usual State House rally.

The Wolfeboro Republican will be met outside the State House in Concord by election officials from the Office of the Secretary of State, says Biundo. The event will be broadcast live via Facebook, he adds.

Messner, a successful businessman, proud veteran, conservative and political outsider seeking to unseat incumbent Democrat Senator Jeanne Shaheen, states:

“I am looking forward to officially kicking off our campaign. As I have been saying for months now, I am running to return our country to the freedoms and liberty upon which our nation was founded, and the ‘Live Free or Die’ spirit upon which our state was built. Granite Staters deserve a Senator who truly reflects their values and concerns.

“I am committed to fiscal responsibility and personal freedoms, and I will work with President Trump and Governor Sununu to unburden our small businesses, help spur economic opportunity, safeguard our security as a nation, and restore our belief in the American Dream.”

About Bryant “Corky” Messner
Raised in a blue-collar family in Altoona, PA, Bryant “Corky” Messner attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he played football and prepared for military service. Upon earning the Army Ranger tab and graduating in 1979, he served in West Germany, witnessing firsthand the specter of the Iron Curtain during the Cold War. Following his military service, he attended University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law and went on to found the law firm Messner Reeves LLP, which today includes more than 100 lawyers, 200 employees and offices in nine cities.

Messner is a strong conservative, and remains passionate about giving back to the country that has offered him the opportunity to live the American Dream. His continued public service includes involvement with various non-profit organizations, including the Wentworth Watershed Association, the Army West Point Athletic Association, the Rise School Denver, and the Messner Foundation, which works to cultivate the next generation of business and community leaders.

A father of three, Messner’s two sons are West Point Cadets and his daughter is preparing to attend medical school. He resides in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

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