A Republican Congressional candidate running a special general election in Alabama’s First Congressional District has reported he has $136,000 in cash as of the day before Thanksgiving, and is expected to easily win a seat in Congress on December 17th.
The campaign of businessman Bradley Byrne, R-Ala., reported it had receipts of $430,584 and disbursements of $579,657 from 10/17 through 11/27, leaving $136,217 cash on hand as of 11/27, and debts of $75,064. The campaign owes $26,207 to Targeted Victory for media consulting and online advertising. It owes $41,651 to the Gula Graham Group for fundraising consulting. The committee spent $241,547 on media.
The financial report covers from 10/17 to 11/27 and many of the receipts and expenditures were for the special Republican run-off on 11/5, which Byrne won. The report shows PACs and other committees, such as leadership PACs, gave $38,500 after the special run-off.
Individual donors included $2,600 on 10/22 from Gana Dunlop, an executive with Roberts Oxygen (FL), and $2,600 on 10/22 from both William Roberts (Roberts Oxygen, MD) and Eveline Roberts. The chairman of Airbus Americas, Allan McArtor gave $1,000 on 10/17 and $1,000 on 11/26. Sean O’Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, gave $1,000 on 11/26.