ARLINGTON, VA – U.S. Senator John McCain’s presidential campaign today announced that Alderman Dave MacLaughlin and former State Representative Paul LaFlamme will join Mayor Bernie Streeter as co-chairs of the Nashua leadership team.

Republican leaders joining the team include Aldermen-at-Large David Deane and Brian McCarthy, Alderman Robert Dion, Alderman Mark Cookson, Nashua Treasurer Dave Fredette, former state Representative Nelson Allen, former state Representative William Mosher, and grassroots activist Dot Nice.

Additionally,former Alderman Scott Cote and Nashua Commuter Rail Advisory Committee Chair Wayne Gagne, both registered Independents, will join Senator McCain’s Nashua leadership team.

“As a registered Independent, I look for someone who is consistent on the issues and willing to tell it like it is,” said former Alderman Cote. “Senator McCain is that candidate.”

Alderman Dave MacLaughlin said, “I am honored to help build Senator McCain’s team in Nashua. The campaign is on the ground early and we are building the strongest organization this city has ever seen.”

The leadership team will use their experience to provide counsel and direction to the campaign in New Hampshire.

Senator John McCain expressed his appreciation for their support. “These individuals are influential leaders who have earned the respect of their community,” said Senator McCain. “They will be invaluable advocates as we continue to grow our campaign in New Hampshire.”