Lumberton, NC (NEWS RELEASE) -- The Mike McIntyre For Congress Campaign Committee announced today that the campaign raised $852,000 in 2011 and begins the 2012 election year with $687,000 cash on hand.
Congressman McIntyre stated, “I am honored to have so many citizens committing to us financially and politically. Folks all across Southeastern North Carolina are showing their support for our message of putting the people of our area first, working in a bi-partisan manner, honoring the commitments to our senior citizens, veterans, military, farmers, rural and coastal communities, and protecting our great nation! Now more than ever, we need a strong voice in Congress who can reach across the aisle, build consensus, and get things done. That's what I have always done, and that’s what we will keep doing each and every day to make Southeastern North Carolina the best place to live and work!”
In addition to the large amount of cash on hand, the campaign released the following key numbers that show a groundswell of support and momentum for the Congressman’s re-election:
* The campaign raised $852,000 in 2011 -- the most ever raised by the campaign in the off year of an election.
* The campaign raised $194,000 in the 4th quarter of 2011.
* 92% of the campaign’s individual donors in the 4th quarter come from North Carolina.
* 94% of the campaign’s individual donors in this election cycle come from North Carolina.