Congressman Clay Higgins Saves Thousands For Reelection
3rd District Congressman Clay Higgins has 50-thousand-dollars in the bank for a re-election bid and still needs to repay seven-thousand-dollars in debt from his 2016 campaign. Political analyst Bernie Pinosnat says even though Higgins is well liked in southwest Louisiana, he needs more funds to get re-elected.
Higgins has the fewest dollars on hand out of Louisiana’s Congressional delegation as mid-term elections take place in November. Fellow first-term Republican U.S. Representative Mike Johnson has bankrolled 451-thousand-dollars. Pinsonat says if Higgins expects to win, he’ll need more money to get his supporters to the polls.
Lafayette Attorney Joshua Guillory and Democratic challenger Dr. Phillip Conner are also raising money for a possible run against Higgins. Pinsonat says Higgins needs to be more aggressive as a fund raiser….