February 11, 2010. Paradise Valley, AZ. Paradise ValleyMayor and small businessman Vernon Parker’s bid to fill Congressman John Shadegg’s seat inArizona’s Congressional District 3 is gaining momentum.
Today, the Parker campaign announced it has collected more than $50,000 in contributions since the campaign’s launch less than two weeks ago. That’s nearly $160 raised per hour.
“I’m very thankful for all of the wonderful support that I have received so far in the race,” Parker said. “District voters are looking for a Congressman who will be a tireless advocate for conservative principles, and this initial outpouring of support gives me faith that I will be the party’s nominee.”
Parker has been endorsed byMaricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaioand Phoenix Councilman Sal DiCiccio. Other endorsements will soon be announced as will thecampaign finance committeewhich is a who’s who of the Valley andThird Congressional District. The quick fundraising start is another sign of the momentum behind Parker’s bid for the Republican nomination.
For more information or to contribute to the campaign please go towww.Parker2010.comor mail contributions to Vernon Parker for Congress at 3219 E. Camelback Road #427 Phoenix, AZ 85018.