Newcomer Raises $465,779.31 in 1st 1/4 of Campaign
Cincinnati, OH – Paul Hackett, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate and Iraq War veteran, announced today that he has raised $465,779.31 from 8,675 individuals during the first quarter of his campaign. Hackett announced his candidacy on October 24, almost a full month into the quarter.
Hackett’s tremendous showing ensures a competitive primary campaign against Sherrod Brown, an entrenched career politician who is expected to announce raising slightly more than Hackett despite serving in public office for more than 30 years.
BY THE NUMBERS:
Total Raised: $465,779.31
No, not over the head – I would never advocate such a thing. He did announce his intent to seek re-election even after being caught up in scandal after scandal. I hear he didn’t wear a fedora and black coat though so that was a good move at least. He did get piped though, as protestors greeted him outside of a restaurant where he made a follow-up “I’m Alright” announcement:
The Dispatch reported Ney’s defiance despite the swirling trouble he appears to be in:
DOVER, Ohio ? Defiant in the face of scandal, U.S. Rep. Bob […]Full Story... →