Rep. Chuck Fleischmann keeps fundraising lead over GOP primary challenger Weston Wamp

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann keeps fundraising lead over GOP primary challenger Weston Wamp

July 16th, 2014 by Louie Brogdon in Local - Breaking News

Weston Wamp and Chuck Fleischmann

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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.