Madison Cawthorn will speak before the rally of former US President Donald Trump in Selma, North Carolina, on April 9, 2022, at 95.
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US Republican Madison Corthorn, RN.C. He has never spent money on local TV ads to win the Republican primary on Tuesday, lagging behind many of his rivals and opposition within the party to maintain parliamentary seats. confronting.
According to medium-buying data, the Corthorn campaign spent just over $ 147,000 on Tuesday’s accumulated cable spot to primary. His campaign put about $ 13,000 into the radio spot. Corthorn was involved in a number of controversies in its accumulation in the primary, including accusations such as: Possible insider trading When call Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is a “thug” when his country is facing a Russian invasion.
In a recent poll, Corthorn has won a seat ahead of other candidates, but the same. Research It shows a drop of about 10 percentage points among potential voters in the primary. According to Federal Election Commission filings, the Corthorn campaign took place in May for just over $ 137,000.Former president Donald Trump Threw his support behind Kosorn Position In his Truth Social account, he called on voters to “give Madison a second chance.”
The representative of Kosorn did not return a request for comment.
North Carolina Republican Senator Thom Tillis has become a critic of Corthorn’s voice. Approved The Republican Party served as Senator Chuck Edwards in the race for seats in Corthorn’s house. The Edwards campaign spent more than $ 417,000 on campaign advertising during this cycle. This includes over $ 316,000 for local TV advertising and medium buying data shows. Super PAC Alignment Called North Carolina’s result, Tillis spends more than $ 1 million on television advertising, spending much of his time fighting Corthorn and helping Edwards.
Super PAC has become an important campaign tool in recent years as it has no caps on donations and allows an unlimited amount of money to be spent on a single issue or campaign unless the candidate has direct control over how the funds are used.
PAC has raised more than $ 1 million in large donations from companies such as Ryan Salame, co-CEO of FTX Digital Markets, a subsidiary of cryptocurrency exchange FTX. John Clay Sykes, the founder of the utility giant ESG Operations. North Carolina oil suppliers JHReaben Oil & Supply Co. and Americans for a Balanced Budget are 501 (c) (4) non-profit organizations that support the government’s apparent spending. Nonprofits do not publicly disclose donors.
According to an American for a balanced budget website, the organization’s president, Douglas Stewart, was once the North Carolina Republican Treasury Director and Chief of Staff for Congressman Patrick McHenry, and was once North Carolina. Played a role in the politics of.
Representatives of Salame, Sykes, JH Reaben Oil, and the Americans for a Balanced Budget did not return a request for comment.