Thursday, October 21, 2010

Billy Long reports $75,000 in contributions in past two weeks

Republican Seventh District Congressional candidate Billy Long received $75,252 in contributions during the first two weeks of October, according to a report filed today with the Federal Election Commission.

Long spent $34,552.45 during that period, leaving him with $174,123 in the bank.

Top contributors included Terry Paul, lobbyist, Cassidy & Associates, $1,000; Union Pacific PAC, 1,000; National Beer Wholesalers $5,000; Majority Committee PAC, $3,000; National Association of Realtors, $5,000; HyVee PAC, $500, Automotive Free International Trade PAC $3,000; Associated General Contractors of America, $3,000; Action Committee for Rural Electrification, $2,000

Long's expenditures included another $9,425.24 to Axiom Strategies and $8,100 in commission and
476.25 in fundraising expenses to the Gula Graham Group, which held a ritzy Washington, D. C. fundraiser for Long.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

It just seems that spending more than you would make for the term of the job doesn't make sense.