Muskogee – Congressional candidate George Faught announced yesterday that he has raised a total of $204,872 in his campaign for Congress in Oklahoma’s 2nd District, including $99,541 in the 4th quarter of 2011.
Faught’s fundraising has been driven predominantly by donations from residents of the 2nd District. For two consecutive fundraiser quarters, 80% of the monies Faught raised has come from within the 2nd District.
“Even in these tough economic times I am amazed at the generous financial contributions from my supporters”, said Faught. “Our campaign is gaining momentum every day with volunteers and donations.”
Cash on hand at the close of the fundraising quarter was $146,434 and expenditures of the campaign to date were $58,438.
“I’m thankful for the continued support and sacrifice of so many hard working Oklahomans here in the 2nd District. Every donation given is helping to spread our vision of putting Oklahomans back to work with good paying jobs, cutting spending, balancing the federal budget, and repealing ObamaCare ” Faught said.
[editorial note - Faught has now raised the most money from within the 2nd District for two consecutive quarters]
The Faught campaign has also released a 7-minute web video, posted below for viewing.