Wow! I just heard some more exciting news about the Ed Chau for Congress campaign. Apparently, he’s finding plenty of success in translating his grassroots support into bankable support that he’ll be able to use to beat Gary Miller. Check out what just popped into my inbox.
Democrat Ed Chau Leads in Fundraising
Latest FEC Filings Show Chau With Commanding Lead Over Democratic Opponents
BREA, California The Federal Election Commission has released the totals for the latest round of campaign fundraising and the Ed Chau for U.S. Congress campaign leads in the 42nd Congressional District.For the period ending March 31st, 2008, the Chau campaign has $32,632 cash on hand, compared with only $10,014 held by the nearest competitor. In all, Chau has raised $69,951 since announcing his candidacy. Individual contributions to the Chau campaign totaled $47,946. A third candidate, whose name will appear under the Democrat heading on June 3rd, has not raised any money.
Ed Chau has been focusing on individual donors through telephone calls, coffee-style fundraisers and one major fundraiser. In addition to leading in fundraising among all the Democratic candidates Ed Chau has been winning and securing endorsements from the major Labor Unions, Democratic Leaders and community groups. Ed Chau is the best positioned Democratic candidate to take on incumbent Republican Congressman Gary Miller.
I am grateful to my supporters that have been able to donate so generously. Thanks to them, my staff, volunteers and our grassroots effort I have been able to focus on getting my message out to the voters of the 42nd Congressional District, said Chau.
Ed Chau is a highly qualified Democratic candidate for Congress who will fight for ethics and integrity in the U.S. Congress. For more information, please visit his web site at EdChau.com.