More than Four Times Cash On Hand
Brighton, MI –The Mike Bishop for Congress campaign announced that it raised more than $130,000 in the upcoming pre-primary financial statement and has more than $280,000 cash on hand. The $130,000 is more than four times the $27,535 McMillin announced raising for the final pre-primary campaign finance report 2014 that includes financial information from July 1, 2014 to July 16, 2014. Mike Bishop will report having more than $280,000 cash on hand heading into the final days of the primary, four times the cash on hand that McMillin reported having $64,066 in the pre-primary filing reported today. Candidates have to file campaign finance reports by July 24, 2014.
“We are very excited by the momentum we are seeing in the district. People are responding to Mike Bishop’s message of conservative leadership and the endorsement of Congressman Mike Rogers,” stated Katherine Van Tiem. “We are working hard to ensure that Mike Bishop will represent the 8th district and we look forward to the final stretch of the primary campaign.”
Mike Bishop heads into the last 12 days of the primary with a considerable cash on hand advantage. Earlier this week, an independent poll commissioned by Detroit Free Press/WXYZ-Detroit/Gannett reported that Mike Bishop had a 12 point lead on his opponent, 45 Bishop- 33 McMilllin.
Mike Bishop has been endorsed by Congressman Mike Rogers, Oakland County Executive Brooks Patterson, Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, and more than 100 other elected official and grassroots endorsement.
Mike Bishop is currently Chief Legal Officer for International Bancard Corporation and is also an Adjunct Professor at Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Prior to his first election in 1998, Bishop was a private practice attorney, serving families, small businesses, and local governments. Bishop lives in Rochester with his wife Cristina and their three children.
Mike Bishop is a conservative Republican running in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. For more information, please visit www.ElectMikeBishop.com.