State House And Senate Leaders Raise Big Money For Reelection

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The Tennessee Conservative [By Paula Gomes] –

Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson lead the pack in raising funds for reelection according to campaign finance reports analyzed by The Tennessean

Individually, Johnson leads with approximately $680 thousand brought in for his reelection efforts. In comparison, conservative activist Gary Humble who is challenging Johnson in the Republican primary has raised about $136 thousand.

If you look at individual fundraising combined with political action committee fundraising, McNally and Sexton come out ahead in each chamber respectively with a little over a $1 million each for this election cycle. 

As of July 11th, a grand total of almost $13 million has been raised in total by candidates and associated PACs combined. 

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Those giving the most money to candidates and PACs are the liquor, development, and payday lending industries. The following corporate donors gave at least $150 thousand to candidates:

• Advance Financial

• Amazon


• FedEx

• BlueCross BlueShield

About the Author: Paula Gomes is a Tennessee resident and reporter for The Tennessee Conservative. You can reach Paula at

One thought on “State House And Senate Leaders Raise Big Money For Reelection

  • July 19, 2022 at 5:13 pm

    These people should use THEIR OWN MONEY TO RUN FOR OFFICE. They might appriciate things better if they pay for it themselves.


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