Outraises Senator Feingold For Filing Period
[Oshkosh, WI] Oshkosh manufacturer and U.S. Senate Candidate Ron Johnson announced raising $1,197,457 during the July 1st to August 25th FEC reporting period. Johnson announced his candidacy on May 17, 2010, and has raised $1,775,771 from 10,126 contributors. Johnson received support from each of Wisconsin’s 72 counties. 8,542 in-state donors have contributed $1,666,437 to Johnson’s campaign. Johnson outraised Senator Feingold, who only raised $920,000 this reporting period.
“The people of Wisconsin are unhappy with the direction our country is headed and they are making an investment in Ron Johnson’s campaign because they understand that he will go to Washington to change that,” Juston Johnson, Campaign Manager for Ron Johnson for Senate said. “Wisconsin voters want a Senator who will go to Washington and offer real solutions to our economy and job creation. They know Ron will fight for their best interests in Congress and they are excited to be part of this change.”
Since entering the U.S. Senate race on May 17, 2010, Johnson has visited over 50 counties and attended over 300 events. Recent polling shows Johnson with a slight lead over 18-year incumbent Russ Feingold.
Johnson, 55, owns PACUR LLC and is an accountant. PACUR is an Oshkosh-based manufacturing facility that specializes in a variety of plastics manufacturing for medical, commercial and industrial purposes.