NASHVILLE, TN – Senator Lamar Alexander’s re-election campaign today announced that the Secretary of State’s office and the Tennessee Republican Party have notified the campaign that Senator Alexander has qualified as a candidate in the Aug. 7, 2014 Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.
The campaign raised $614,024 in the first three months of 2014 and will report more than $3.1 Million in cash on hand in its upcoming filing with the Federal Election Commission.
“Tennesseans are fortunate to have Senator Alexander’s conservative, thoughtful voice representing us in the U.S. Senate. I am honored to serve as his Campaign Chairman.” Congressman John J. Duncan, Jr.
The Alexander campaign is chaired by Congressman Jimmy Duncan, with co-chairmen Governor Bill Haslam, U.S. Senator Bob Corker, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, Speaker Beth Harwell, as well as Congressmen Blackburn, Roe, Black, Fincher, and Fleischmann.
The campaign’s Honorary Co-Chairmen include former U.S. Senators Howard Baker, Bill Brock, Bill Frist and Fred Thompson, as well as former Governors Winfield Dunn and Don Sundquist.
Serving as Honorary Co-Chairs of the Statewide Committee to Elect Lamar Alexander are all 13 living former state Republican Party chairs.