Political activist Joe Newton says he is not endorsing anyone in the Gwinnett County District 3 commission race.
“I don’t tell you who to vote for. All I tell you is who not to vote for,” he said.
Newton, who made headlines in 2008 during a widely publicized dispute with Gwinnett County Sheriff Butch Conway regarding the commission chairman race between Charles Bannister and Lorraine Green, has focused his attention this year on Gwinnett County District 3 incumbent Mike Beaudreau.
Newton has created a website and initiated a mass postcard mailing outlining his concerns about Beaudreau’s activities while in office.
“If there is anything [on the website] that is inaccurate or untruthful, show me the documentation that it is and I’ll take it down and apologize for it,” he said.
Newton said he began investigating Beaudreau several years ago while looking into several Gwinnett County