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(Des Moines, IA) The momentum behind electing Iowa’s first female U.S. Senator continues to build. Today, the Joni Ernst for U.S. Senate campaign announces that we’ve raised $1.78 million for the second quarter of 2014. Joni, who is currently on active duty at Fort McCoy, only had 26 days after winning the five way primary to fundraise as the Republican nominee.

“After raising $1.78 million from over 9,500 donors, we are honored and thankful that so many people across Iowa and our nation stand with Joni Ernst and her plan to bring her Iowa Values to Washington to help get our great nation turned around,” said Joni Ernst campaign spokeswoman Gretchen Hamel.

“While President Obama, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi are all going to bat for Bruce Braley and the trial lawyers and other D.C. liberal interest groups are stuffing his campaign coffers and airing ads on his behalf, we are proud that a mother and a grandmother, a Lt. Colonel and battalion commander in the Iowa Army National Guard who has previously deployed to Iraq and Kuwait, and a southwest Iowa State Senatorwas able to get so much support to take on entrenched Washington politician Braley.”

BY THE NUMBERS …

  • Team Joni Raised $1.78 Million For The Second Quarter of 2014.
  • Team Joni Raised $ 1.04 million since Winning The Iowa Republican Primary on June 3rd – 26 days before the quarter ended.
  • Team Joni Currently Has Over $1 million Cash On Hand.
  • Team Joni Collected Donations From 9,525 Donors.
  • The Average Donation To Team Joni Was $187 And 87 Percent Of All Donations Were Under $200.
  • Team Joni Has Collected Donations From Every County In Iowa and Every State in the Nation.

Additionally, Politico recently reported the Iowa Senate race is the 5th most likely seat to change hands from Democrat to Republican.

For more information about Joni Ernst and her candidacy for United States Senate, please visitwww.joniforiowa.com, follow the campaign on Facebook and on Twitter.

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