Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney launched today his first television ad of his 2010 re-election campaign.
The ad focuses on veterans, a policy area that McNerney has made the centerpiece of his nearly two terms in office. Fred “Spike” Schau, a well-known veteran leader and member of Warriors’ Watch Riders of CA, touts McNerney’s promotion of pro-veteran legislation and highlights the endorsement of former Veterans of Foreign Wars State Commander Dave Norris.
It starts airing today throughout the district, according to his campaign.
Republican nominee David Harmer, an attorney from Dougherty Valley, is challenging McNerney.
Here is the ad:
McNerney’s news release:
MCNERNEY LAUNCHES FIRST TV AD OF 2010 CAMPAIGN
Features endorsement by former VFW State Commander Dave Norris
Dublin, CA – Congressman Jerry McNerney (CA-11) today announced the launch of his first TV ad of the 2010 election. The ad focuses on Congressman McNerney’s work for veterans, including securing a new veterans’ medical facility for the area and writing a law to improve treatment for service members returning home with traumatic brain injuries.
The ad features the Warriors’ Watch Riders of CA, a pro-military and veterans motorcycle group, and highlights the endorsement of former VFW State Commander Dave Norris.
The ad can be viewed at http://www.jerrymcnerney.org/index.php/multimedia/ under the title “Patriot.”