Friday, October 14, 2011

Salmon for Congress Shows Strong Report for Third Quarter

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:     October 14, 2011
Salmon for Congress Shows Strong Report for Third Quarter
Raises $330,424 from almost 700 contributors across Arizona since start of campaign
EAST VALLEY – Former Congressman and candidate for Arizona’s 6th Congressional District Matt Salmon announced today that his campaign ended the third quarter of 2011 with $158,136 in total contribution receipts, starting the fourth quarter with $226,336 cash on hand. Since announcing his bid to return to Congress, Salmon has received a total of $330,424 in contribution receipts. Salmon released the following statement regarding his latest fundraising report:
“I continue to be heartened by the overwhelming show of support my campaign has received from citizens across our great state.  To date, my campaign has received contributions from almost 700 people who desperately want to return common-sense, conservative values back to Washington. I am thankful for their generous commitments to ensure my campaign has the ability to communicate with the voters about my proven record of fighting for fiscal responsibility, protecting our national borders and making the tough decisions.”
About Matt Salmon

Matt Salmon was first elected to the United States Congress in 1994 and served until 2000, honoring his term limit pledge.  A proud conservative, Salmon was rated in the top five among all 535 members of the House and Senate by Citizen’s Against Government Waste for all six years he was in office.  He is a lifetime member of the NRA with an A+ rating and also earned a 100% rating by the National Right to Life.  He was also the proud recipient of the American Cancer Society’s “Top National Elected Official” award. 
Matt Salmon has received endorsements from Arizona Congressman Trent Franks, former Arizona Congressman John Shadegg,Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, South Dakota Senator John Thune, East Valley mayors Gail Barney (Queen Creek), Hugh Hallman (Tempe) and John Insalaco (Apache Junction).

 CONTACT:   Adam Deguire     
PHONE:        602-570-7650
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