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Kennedy Qualifies, Has All the Momentum

With my wife Becky by my side, I made it official today and qualified to be the next United States Senator from the State of Louisiana.

I'm running because I want my country back. We have too many undeserving people at the top getting bailouts and too many undeserving people at the bottom getting handouts while middle income families are stuck paying the bill.

I couldn't be happier about where we are right now in the campaign. We have all the momentum and it keeps getting better. We've led in the last five polls by huge margins. The last two polls have us at 32% and 30% with no other Republican topping 11%. We're winning the fundraising fight as well, netting the most money raised this year.

I'm excited about the future of this campaign, the future of the State of Louisiana, and the future of the United States.

John Kennedy

Press Release: Kennedy Exceeds All Goals With Massive 2nd Quarter Fundraising Total

Baton Rouge, LA --- John Kennedy reported nearly $1 million raised in his second quarter fundraising report for the U.S. Senate seat in Louisiana, bringing in $946,000, with $1,384,083 cash on hand.

This is the second strong report for Kennedy who led the field in the first quarter with $817,584 raised. Thus far, Kennedy raised $1,763,584 this year in his bid for the U.S. Senate seat.

These huge fundraising numbers come on the heels of five consecutive polls that show him leading by a large margin.

"The people of our state want someone in Washington looking out for their best interests, and I’m committed to bringing some Louisiana common sense to the U.S. Senate," Kennedy said.

The fundraising report shows homegrown support with 97 percent of donors from Louisiana and 97 percent of the contributions from individuals.

Kennedy Dominates in Fifth Consecutive Poll

A Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate released an internal poll from their campaign committee this week that shows Republican John Kennedy maintains a commanding lead in the Louisiana race.
 
The poll puts Kennedy in first with 30 percent of the vote with the closest competitor trailing by 15 points.
 
John Kennedy (R) 30%
Foster Campbell (D) 15%
Caroline Fayard (D) 14%
Charles Boustany (R) 11%
John Fleming (R)  9%
Troy Hebert  (I) 7%
Rob Maness (R) 6%
Joseph Cao (R) 3%
Joshua Pellerin (D) 2%
Undecided 2%
 
Caroline Fayard (D), a candidate for the Louisiana U.S. Senate seat paid for the poll conducted by GBA Strategies of 500 Louisiana voters from June 6 - June 9, 2016.

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