Vernon Jones isn’t doing that well in his fundraising efforts:
The chief executive officer of DeKalb County had a little over $8,000 in his campaign treasury after three months of fund raising this year.
He’s filed papers to run for the seat held by Republican Saxby Chambliss, who added $830,671 to his mountain of cash during the first three months of the year and had $2.8 million available by the end of March.
Many factors determine success in politics, including skill in debates and an ability to motivate an army of volunteers. But without money, observers say, it’s close to impossible to win, especially in a statewide race where media advertising plays a key role.
From January through March, according to recent filings with the Federal Election Commission, Jones raised $17,900 and spent $9,273.
I’ve heard Jim Butler and Jim Marshall mentioned as a possible candidates, but what about Michelle Nunn?