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|Roger Williams tops $1.5 Million. Austin, Texas — Campaign finance reports available today show that former Texas Secretary of State Roger Williams has built an almost insurmountable fundraising lead over his GOP competitors hoping to succeed Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.|
Williams posted a total of more than $1.5 million dollars raised and more than $830,000 cash on hand for the campaign.
“Republican voters in Texas have already started voting with their money and we are winning that race in a big way,” said Roger Williams. “This fundraising victory is another indication of how hard I am working to make sure I am ready and Texas is ready for this challenge. When the starting gun is fired, I am working to make sure to be the candidate ready and able to win the race.”
The latest reports filed with the Federal Election Commission cover October 1st through December 31th of last year. Roger Williams has led all candidates in fundraising in every reporting period since he entered the race.
“All eyes in America will be watching Texas to see if the national momentum for change will continue. I feel that we owe it to Texas and the nation to be prepared and that is exactly what I am doing,” said Secretary Williams.
Roger Williams announced an exploratory committee for the United States Senate on December 12, 2008. Williams is a former professional baseball player and former college head coach, he is best known for his 39 years as a successful businessman and as Texas’ 105th Secretary of State. As Secretary of State, Williams worked tirelessly to promote economic development, investment and job creation across Texas. He also served as the state’s Chief Liaison for Texas Border and Mexican Affairs as well as Chair of the state’s 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Response Strike Force.
Williams’ civic activities include serving on the Board of Trustees for the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University where he co-chairs the school’s capital fundraising campaign. Williams is also a member of the Texas Christian University Board of Trustees, his alma mater. He also serves on the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame Board of Directors as well as serving on the Admiral Nimitz Foundation Board of Directors in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Roger Williams U.S. Senate Committee Mailing Address P.O. Box 1504 Austin, Texas 78767 Phone & Fax (512) 492-3999 phone (512) 494-0649 fax