Chris Gibson for Congress. Update 7/20/2010

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Friends,
It has been a week of great news and building momentum. Thanks to your efforts, this campaign is spreading its message and the reaction has been overwhelming. We have had a phenomenal week since announcing our fundraising numbers and our petition filings. Take a look at the past week’s news coverage.Thank you again for all your efforts and support.

“Chris Gibson: Republican Rock Star”

This was the headline of Raqual Okyay’s recent blog posting in which she shares a recent interview with Chris. It is highly recommended reading.

“Impressive! Decorated, retired Army Colonel – Republican Chris Gibson, running for Congress in New York’s District 20 against phony “blue dog” Democrat Scott Murphy, is more than just incredibly knowledgeable and articulate in promoting better, smarter government and policy, his credentials alone speak volumes to Gibson’s ability to lead during an era begging for leadership.”(read more)
Gibson campaign earns another spot on Rightklik.net’s web poll
The Gibson Campaign is earning national attention.  Matthew Newman from Rightklik.net recently published a blog highlighting the candidate and the district.

“In 2006, the Democratic tidal wave took over a traditionally Republican district in upstate New York. Republican Congressman John Sweeney, a known alcoholic and later confirmed spousal abuser, lost his bid for reelection to “blue dog Democrat” Kirstin Gillibrand.” (read more)

Ten Buck Friday’s July 18-23 political poll

Vote for Chris Gibson in this weeks Rightklik.net political poll. Vote Here! Thanks for your support!

Recent News:

Gibson raises more funds, Murphy has more on hand
Adirondack Daily Enterprise 7-20-2010
“Scott Murphy’s campaign still has more money on hand by a long shot, but Chris Gibson’s took in $130,000 more last quarter.”
(read more)Republican Congressional Candidate Chris Gibson
Stamford Advocate 7-20-2010
“Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson says a federal “cap and trade” bill supported by Democrat U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy threatens U.S. agriculture and business.”
(read more)Dollars and signatures in the 20th
PostStar.com 7-15-2010
“A double dose of news from the 20th Congressional District race that may appeal more to number crunchers than policy wonks. Campaign finance reports are in, and who’s winning the horse race depends on how you look at. Republican challenger Chris Gibson raised more money in the second quarter, but incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Murphy, D-Glens Falls, has substantially more cash on hand at the close of the quarter.”
(read more)

Gibson says support is ‘overwhelming’
Register-Star 7-15-2010
“COLUMBIA COUNTY – Chris Gibson, a fiscally conservative combat veteran who entered the race to represent New York’s 20th Congressional District in March, demonstrated his fundraising prowess with a posting of nearly $500,000 for the quarter.”
(read more)

Math in NY-20?
Politico 7-14-2010
“Some readers have noted that sources close to NY-20 Republican candidate Chris Gibson’s campaign had said he has $504,000, but his FEC filing shows $452,000 cash on hand for the second quarter.”
(read more)

Race for 20th draws big bucks: U.S. Rep. Murphy has more cash; Gibson’s fundraising called strong
Times Union 7-14-2010
“ALBANY — Chris Gibson has apparently raised more money in the last three months than Rep. Scott Murphy, the Glens Falls Democrat he seeks to unseat.”
(read more)

Gibson files campaign finance report
PostStar.com 7-14-2010
“This post was updated at 4:25 p.m. to include money transfered in from other authorized committees. Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson had $452,795 on hand in his campaign fund, as of June 30, according to a quarterly campaign finance report filed with Federal Election Commission on Wednesday.”
(read more)

Chris Gibson impresses with single donor support in second quarter
Upstate Political Report via Politico 7-13-2010
“It appears Democrat incumbent Scott Murphy is going to have his hands full this November. Chris Gibson’s campaign is touting an impressive 2nd quarter of fundraising, which, according to the Politico, includes roughly $500,000 and 90% in individual donors.”
(read more)

Gibson outraises Murphy, Murphy has way more cash
Times Union Blog: Capitol Confidential 7-13-2010
“ALBANY – Chris Gibson has apparently raised more money in the last three months than Rep. Scott Murphy, the Glens Falls Democrat he seeks to unseat. But Murphy still has 2.5 times as much money in the bank as Gibson, a retired Army colonel from Kinderhook. Both men will report on their campaign’s donations and expenditures by Thursday.”
(read more)

Fundraising is critical to Political Campaigns!
After witnessing soaring deficits, reckless spending, budget breaking bills like Obamacare and job-killing bills like Cap-and-Trade, it’s time to elect a fiscally conservative combat veteran who will stand up to Washington. Please support Chris Gibson today.
Whether it’s $5 … $10 … $25 … $50 … $100 … or more if you can afford it, every dollar you can give will bring us one step closer to victory.

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