Fmr. Lewis Staffer to Manage Reed’s Mayoral Bid
Tharon Johnson has signed on as campaign manager for State Sen. Kasim Reed’s campaign for Mayor of Atlanta.
According to a press release obtained by APN: “As former District Director to Congressman John Lewis, Tharon successfully managed the Congressman’s 2008 re-election campaign and served as political and field director for Congressman John Barrow’s 2004 campaign and 2006 re-election campaign. He also served two years as Deputy Chief of Staff for Congressman John Barrow. In 2002, Tharon served as campaign manager for Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond’s statewide re-election campaign. Johnson has served as a political consultant on numerous campaigns for judges, state legislators, county executives, sheriffs and school board members.”