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Thursday, October 15, 2015
Santa Ana, CA – In a quick demonstration of fundraising strength for the California Congressional District 46 race, Joe Dunn raised more than a quarter million dollars in one month.
Dunn raised a quarter million dollars starting in mid-September through October 15, and took the lead among all candidates for most contributions received during the fundraising period for the quarter. Dunn raised $131,249 as of the September 30 reporting deadline and another $120,000 through October 15 despite not having to fundraise for a campaign in nearly 10 years.
“I’m humbled by the overwhelming response of supporters embracing our campaign fighting for economic fairness for Orange County’s middle class,” said Dunn. “We will be well-positioned to communicate with voters throughout this campaign.”
Joe Dunn has more than three decades of experience holding big corporations and government bureaucracies accountable to Orange County’s middle-class families. Joe made his mark as a lawyer protecting consumers. His dogged pursuit of justice resulted in prohibiting tobacco companies from marketing to children, taking defective medical devices and pharmaceuticals off the market, and stopping cancer-causing chemical releases from a manufacturing plant.
As a State Senator, Joe continued to stand up to the powerful special interests and led the three year investigation into Enron’s manipulation of California’s energy crisis. He is often credited as being “The Man Who Cracked Enron.” Joe also helped lead the effort to pass a local measure ensuring that millions of dollars in state tobacco settlement dollars would be spent on health care in Orange County.