Despite raising less money, Patterson confident he will beat George P. Bush
AUSTIN — Former Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson raised $18,000 in the past three weeks in his bid to unseat incumbent George P. Bush, according to new financial disclosure documents.
But his contributions pale in comparison to the $180,000 Bush is expected to report he raised from Jan. 1 to Jan. 25, according to his political director Ash Wright.
"This is another strong show of support for Commissioner Bush's re-election," Wright said, noting Bush has $3 million in cash on hand.
Patterson's January haul is significantly less than the nearly $90,000 he raised in December. The... read more