Huffman Campaign Says $126,767 Raised Between July, September

October 8, 2008

Texans for Joan Huffman announced the campaign raised $126,767 between July 1 and Sept. 25, and that the campaign had $877,856 on hand as of Sept. 25. Since announcing her candidacy earlier this year, Huffman has raised $404,792 for her campaign.

“These numbers are just more proof that it’s becoming a two-person race between Huffman and Bell,” said Huffman campaign manager Jessica Colón.

Just before the reporting period ended, Huffman formed Texans for Joan Huffman, a specific-purpose political action committee, and transferred her campaign funds to the committee. In late June, candidate Austen Furse similarly created a specific-purpose political action committee.

The special election to be held Nov. 4, will fill the vacancy created by Sen. Kyle Janek’s resignation. A runoff will follow if no candidate in the special election gets a majority of the vote. On the ballot are Democrats Bell and Stephanie Simmons and Republicans Huffman, a Southside Place resident and former Harris County felony court judge, Furse, West U. resident, businessman and former George H.W. Bush Administration appointee and Harris County Republican precinct chair Grant Harpold.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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