Bredesen Has $3.2 Million In Total Receipts In 1st Quarter, Including $1.4 Million Loan From Senate Candidate

Monday, April 16, 2018

Bredesen for Senate has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission reporting the campaign collected more than $3.2 million during the period beginning Jan. 1 and ending March 31. 

Total contributions exceeded $1.8 million during the first quarter. Additionally, candidate Phil Bredesen personally loaned or guaranteed loans to the campaign totaling $1.4 million in order to jumpstart TV and digital advertising in early March. 

Not including loans, the Bredesen campaign on average raised more than $20,000 per day during the first quarter — on par with daily averages reported by other U.S. Senate campaigns. 

“After launching in early December with no fundraising apparatus in place, the campaign is now fully operational at every level,” said April Orange, finance director for Bredesen for Senate. “We will continue accelerating fundraising efforts to amass the resources required to win in November.” 

To date, Bredesen for Senate has collected a total of more than $3.7 million. The next FEC report will be filed July 15 for the period ending June 30.


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