Coalition Voter Guides Are Propaganda, Says Florida GOP Candidate
A Republican officeholder seeking reelection in Seminole County, Fla., says his views were misrepresented and distorted by the Christian Coalition.
Seminole County Commissioner Daryl McLain told the Orlando Sentinel he had good reason to be suspicious of the group's motives: One of his opponents in the Sept. 5 GOP primary was Bob West, former Florida field director for the Coalition.
McLain said he sent detailed, written responses to the Coalition's survey, which asked for his views on 49 issues. Despite the level of detail, McLain was surprised to see all of his views listed as "unclear" on the Coalition's voter guide.
"It's pure misinformation, it's …
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Publication information: Article title: Coalition Voter Guides Are Propaganda, Says Florida GOP Candidate. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Church & State. Volume: 53. Issue: 9 Publication date: October 2000. Page number: 15. © 1999 Americans United for Separation of Church and State. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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