Halter thanks progressive allies ahead of Ark. vote

Lt. Gov. Bill Halter (D) is continuing to pull in significant amounts of campaign cash from national progressive groups. He sent an e-mail to supporters of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee on Monday to thank them for helping him raise $250,000 ahead of Tuesday's vote.

"Thousands of PCCC members gave $250,000 in small-dollar donations, which went to fund our grassroots field operation and TV ads," Halter wrote in the e-mail. "You also helped make over 200,000 phone calls to voters in the final days, allowing us take the lead in the polls."

Halter is up against Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) in the runoff for the Democratic Senate nod.

A spokesman for PCCC said the group "has had senior staffers on the ground for the past couple months, leading Halter's field operation."

The photo below captures the moment Halter wrote the note onboard his campaign bus, according to the PCCC spokesman.


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