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Lizzie Pannill Fletcher Raises $1 Million In Race To Unseat John Culberson

Fletcher’s campaign said she’s now raised more than 2 million dollars in the battle for Texas’ seventh congressional district

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher speaks to her supporters at her election party in Houston on May 22, 2018. Fletcher will face the Republican incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Culberson, in November

Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, the Democratic candidate trying to unseat U.S. Representative John Culberson, said she’s raised more than a million dollars in the past three months.

Culberson has not yet released his fundraising numbers for the second quarter of this year. Culberson has held that seat for 17 years.

According to a press release over the second quarter of 2018, more than 75 percent of Lizzie’s funds came from within Texas, with more than 68 percent coming from Houston-area residents.

Fletcher’s campaign said she’s now raised more than 2 million dollars in the battle for Texas’ seventh congressional district.

“Our campaign is powered by people in this community, who have seen John Culberson choose Washington politics over people here in Houston,” Lizzie said in a press release.

“I am extremely proud of the outpouring of local support that has come since day one of our campaign. The momentum we are creating, coupled with the broad coalition we continue to build, will help switch this seat and bring TX-07 the representation we deserve in Congress,” Lizzie said.

7th Congressional District in West Houston has had a Republican representative since the 1960s.

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