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Campbell Hauls in $2.5M

He has about $1.4M in the bank.

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Kimberly Railey
Nov. 30, 2016, 10:15 a.m.

Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell (D) “has reported collecting $2.5 million in campaign donations between Oct. 20 and Nov. 20 -- more than twice the amount he raised in the entire run-up to the Nov. 8 primary.” A campaign finance report due this week and provided to media by his campaign shows Campbell ... still had about $1.4 million in his campaign coffer as of Nov. 20.” (Baton Rouge Advocate)

ON THE AIR. Campbell released a TV ad that accuses state Treasurer John Kennedy (R) of being too cozy with big oil companies. In the 30-second spot, Campbell says, “I want the big oil companies that helped damage our coast to help pay for coastal restoration.” (Huffington Post)

ON BOARD. Senator-elect Tammy Duckworth (D) sent out a fundraising email for Campbell, saying, “As Donald Trump prepares to take office, winning a 49th Democratic Senate seat will strengthen our ability to hold Trump accountable and stop policies that hurt working families.” (Hotline reporting)

HELPING HAND. The National Federation of Independent Business endorsed Kennedy. (release)

EARLY VOTE. JMC Analytics analysis of early voting trends shows low turnout, with especially low numbers among black voters. (release)

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