Conlin raises more than Roehrick, Lloyd-Jones, Osterberg & Small

Roxanne Conlin, the Des Moines attorney who is running for the Democratic Party’s 2010 U.S. Senate nomination, has released her fundraising totals.  Read the Conlin campaign news release below.  In the headline of the news release, there is a reference to “all of Grassley’s past challengers combined.”  That would be a reference to Democrats Art Small, a former state senator, in 2004; David Osterberg, a former state representative, in 1998; Jean Lloyd-Jones, a state senator, in 1992 and John Roehrick, a Des Moines lawyer and former Iowa Democratic Party chairman, in 1986.

Conlin Campaign Raises More than all of Grassley’s Past Challengers Combined; Has $1 Million in the Bank; Banked $879,615 in First Quarter with NO PAC or WASHINGTON LOBBYIST MONEY

Des Moines – Roxanne Conlin’s grassroots campaign for the US Senate has more than $1 million in the bank.  Iowans made up 81 percent of the campaign’s contributors and she has not accepted one penny from Washington lobbyists or PACs.

“I’m humbled by the outpouring of support for our campaign,” said Conlin. “Our grassroots effort has reached 93 counties and we will reach the remaining six this weekend.  Iowans keep telling me, Chuck Grassley is not the same man they sent to Washington decades ago.  We need a fighter who will stand up for Main Street and not bail out Wall Street.”

No PAC or Washington lobbyist funds.
81 percent of donors are Iowans.
78 percent of contributions are $100 or less.


Campaign to date raised:                                    $1,483,191
First Quarter 2010 raised:                                  $629,615
Candidate contribution:                                      $250,000
First Quarter PAC Money:                                   $0
First Quarter Federal Lobbyist Money:         $0
First Quarter 2010 total:                                      $879,615
Cash on hand:                                                            $1,000,455

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O. Kay Henderson is the news director of Radio Iowa.