Leppert's Got $2.7 Mil to Run For Senate
The release also notes how much of his own money Leppert has put into the campaign thus far: $1.6 million. Who does Leppert list among his donors besides himself? Dunno. Campaign finance reports aren't due till April 15. No doubt, however, it will include Conn Smythe, Alistair Smythe, Tim Smythe and the rest of the Smythe clan.
Says Leppert in the press release, "Thank you to all the supporters who have invested in my campaign to elect a real Texas conservative to the U.S. Senate. I announced my candidacy just over one month ago, and I am gratified by the support I've already received. As I've talked to Texans, small businessmen and women, and the Republican grassroots, it's been clear they're looking to elect a real Texas conservative to the U.S. Senate who understands how to tackle the fiscal and economic issues facing our nation. We've got great momentum behind our campaign, and I'm looking forward to continuing to grow our support across Texas."
He's also super proud of the Lady Aggies!