U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann has kept his fundraising lead over primary challenger Weston Wamp, according to second quarter campaign finance reports.
Reports show Fleischmann has added $268,000 to the $640,000 he started the quarter with, and after spending he's got $702,000 on hand ahead of the Aug. 7 primary.
Wamp, who started the quarter with $373,000, added $160,000 from April through June. After spending about $108,000, he has $425,000 on hand.
Read more in Thursday's Chattanooga Times Free Press.
Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...