King “Overwhelmed” by Grassroots District Support of More Than 180 Donations

January 15, 2008

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Weatherford – State Representative Phil King (R-Weatherford) expressed his appreciation today for the overwhelming grassroots financial support demonstrated in campaign finance reports filed today with the Texas Ethics Commission. King reported more than 180 donations from grassroots supporters in Parker and Wise counties totaling $33,295.

King said, “As we walked door to door on Saturday, I was encouraged by the positive response I received on the front porches across Weatherford. Today, I am humbled and overwhelmed by the fact that so many of my local supporters believe in me enough to make a personal contribution to our campaign. I will continue to work hard and personally ask my fellow citizens for another opportunity to work for them in Austin.”

Representative King faces a primary opponent in the March 4th Republican primary. Phil and his wife, Terry, have six children and reside in Weatherford.