After her second month of fundraising, gubernatorial-hopeful and president of the state’s Public Service Commission, Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh, has raised the more funds for her campaign via grassroots than her opponents.
Her campaign has received donations from 217 unique individuals and businesses representing 59 different Alabama hometowns across 30 counties. This gives Cavanaugh the largest number of donors, Alabama hometowns, and Alabama counties since the beginning of fundraising.
Cavanaugh’s median donation is $100, and 55% of her individual donors are women. As of August 1st, Cavanaugh has $582,585.35 cash on hand.
“We are extremely proud to have a team that represents every region of our great state,” said Cavanaugh. “Our state needs to see real conservative solutions when it comes to jobs, the economy, infrastructure (including rural broadband), education, the drug epidemic, eliminating government waste, and much more. With high- energy conservative leadership, together, we will build a brighter Alabama for our children and grandchildren.”
The 2018 gubernatorial election will take place on November 6, 2018, to elect the Governor of Alabama. Incumbent Republican Governor Kay Ivey, who took office on April 10 upon the resignation of former-Gov. Robert Bentley, is eligible to seek a full term, but has yet to announce whether or not she will run.