Endorsement of Keller Hopkins for 5th Council Seat in Sussex County Delaware!

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Endorsement of Keller Hopkins for 5th Council Seat in Sussex County Delaware!

Dear Friends,

It is my honor and pleasure to endorse Keller Hopkins in the Republican Primary for the 5th Council District in Sussex County, Delaware. The seat is currently held by John Rieley who is being primaried by Keller Hopkins, and justifiably so.

Folks, I had the distinct privilege of being the Republican Chairman of the 37th District several years ago when Keller Hopkins was the Chairman of the Sussex County Republican Committee. Under Keller’s leadership, a spectacular team of winners was created. A dedicated plan and operation was organized by Keller and it was magnificent. Keller even spent a small fortune of his own money to enhance the extremely well organized situation that he invented and orchestrated through his innovation and hard work. Keller is a very successful business man and has the intelligence, drive, and expertise to perform on the Sussex County Council for the great benefit of our county’s citizens. There is absolutely no doubt in my mind that Keller is the best man for the job.

I have always liked the incumbent, John Rieley as a person, however I am disappointed with his voting record, especially his “NO” vote on the Industrial Park which cost many jobs. Folks, it is time for a change and Keller Hopkins will bring about needed, positive change on the Sussex County Council.

Please vote for KELLER HOPKINS in the Republican Primary, Tuesday, September 13, 2022. The character, the expertise, and dedication of this man is incomparable.

Thank you for your consideration.

Sincerely yours,

JUDSON Bennett–Coastal Network

About Judson Bennett

Captain A. Judson Bennett was a life- long resident of Lewes, DE. He served the maritime industry for 33 years, primarily as a Delaware River Pilot, guiding large ships to the Port of Philadelphia. Captain Bennett has been an active and consistent entrepreneur over the years.

He was elected as a Lewes City Councilman for 6 years. Afterwards he ran for the Sussex County Council as a Republican, and with 20 thousand people voting, lost Delaware’s closest election by 3 votes to an 8 year incumbent. Abandoning his personal political ambitions, he became the Republican District leader, advocating conservative values. Captain Bennett became a lobbyist in the state legislature advocating among many ideas, financial literacy concepts in education. He managed several political campaigns, including one for Governor of Delaware and one for the US Senate against VP Joe Biden. He is now the owner, operator, and writer for the Coastal Network which communicates regularly with over 6000 people throughout the State of Delaware.

Captain Bennett is a graduate of St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, DE (where the movie “The Dead Poet’s Society was filmed) and also graduated “Magna Cum Laude” from the University of Delaware with a BA in Criminal Justice and an MA in Liberal Studies.

He is now a Widower, living in West Palm Beach, Florida. Captain Bennett has one son, three grandchildren, and one great grand-daughter, all who live in Richmond, Virginia.