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Sun Feb 11, 2018, 07:04 PM

Sen. Doug Jones was fundraising juggernaut: 'No toys we couldn't afford' (al.com)


By Paul Gattis

pgattis@al.com

Democrat Doug Jones was the underdog candidate from the underdog political party in the 2017 U.S. Senate special election who pulled the upset in defeating Republican Roy Moore.
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No political candidate in state history is believed to have done what Jones did in his eight-month campaign. Jones, the former U.S. attorney, raised more than $22 million.

That's more money than any Alabama candidate is believed to have ever raised.
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According to FEC reports filed by the candidates, Jones raised $21.9 million in the reporting period between the start of his campaign on May 8, 2017 and Jan. 1, 2018.

Moore raised $6.3 million and Strange raised $5 million.
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more: http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2018/02/sen_doug_jones_was_fundraising.html

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eppur_se_muova Feb 11 OP
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Response to eppur_se_muova (Original post)

Sun Feb 11, 2018, 07:20 PM

1. Interesting, but I don't think we can draw any conclusions from it....

...That was a very specific situation in a very specific place, against a very specifically loathsome opponent.

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Mon Feb 12, 2018, 03:47 PM

2. One Time Thing

That was a one time thing. It probably won't happen again.

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Response to eppur_se_muova (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 05:59 PM

3. Most of the campaign he didn't have outside "juggernaut" support.

He and Alabamans, and notably Roy Moore, demonstrated that he had a chance to win before it got going.

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