09-19-06 - Democratic gubernatorial nominee and former U.S. Congressman Chris Bell stopped in Sherman Tuesday night to speak at a public rally sponsored by the Grayson County Democrats.
The event was held at the Sherman VFW Hall from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
The Congressman was joined on the speaking program by U.S. Congressional candidate Glenn Melancon and other local 2006 Democratic hopefuls.
Bell is currently in 3rd place in the latest statewide polling. Incumbent Rick Perry has 33% of voters behind him, while Carole Strayhorn is running in 2nd place. Bell holds a narrow lead over independent Kinky Friedman.