Memo from Rich Thomas to Jim Francis regarding campaign contributions, October 5, 1982.
Memo from Rich Thomas to Jim Francis regarding campaign contributions, October 5, 1982, regarding campaign contributions as of September 23, 1982, and the differences between Governor Clements and Mark White's treasury, listing advantages of the two campaigns.
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4overnor )CLEMENTS Campaign TO: FROM: RE: Date: Jim Francis Rich ThomasZ49,---' Campaign Contributions as of 9/23/82 October 5, 1982 Total Funds Raised (including loans) Individual Contributions (with loans) Average Contribution (including loans) Total Loans Total Contributions (without loans) Individual Contributions (no loans) Average Contribution (without loans) Governor Clements Campaign 805 Brazos Austin, Texas 78701 512 472-1982 MW WPC $4,970,234 $9,348,842 4,142 45,468 $1,200 $206 $2,766,269 -0- $2,203,965 $9,348,842 4,056 45,468 $543 $206 1. The Governor has more than 11 times the number of individual contributions that White has. 2. The Governor has received contributions from more Texans than any other candidate for governor in the state's history. 3. White's average individual contribution is more than 21/2 times the size of the Governor's average individual contribution, not counting loans. 4. With loans, White's average contribution is almost 6 times the Governor's average contribution. 5. White has had to borrow more money than he has raised from his supporters, and his campaign is now in debt over $2 million. Pd adv. paid by The Governor Clements Committee, Tom B. Rhodes, Treas, 807 Brazos, Austin, Texas 78701