Bill Flores Outraises Chet Edwards in Campaign's 2nd QuarterJuly 15th 2010
BRYAN, TX – The Republican nominee for Texas’ 17th Congressional District, retired businessman Bill Flores, today announced that the campaign reported over $613,000 in contributions in the second quarter of the year. This fundraising haul is more than 20-year incumbent Rep. Chet Edwards (D-TX) raised and is even more impressive since the Republican primary runoff did not occur until April 13 and Edwards did not have a primary.
New Lilly & Company Website LaunchesJune 14th 2010
Austin-based political consulting and fundraising agency Lilly & Company launched its new cutting-edge website on Monday, June 14.
Founded by Susan Lilly in 1996, Lilly & Company quickly made a name for itself in the fields of political fundraising and grassroots organizing. Lilly & Company sports a well-earned reputation in Republican circles for not only succeeding with safe candidates, but also for being bold and taking on more challenging tasks such as multi-candidate primaries and long-shot general elections. Lilly’s active client list reads like a veritable ‘who’s who’ of contemporary Texas politics and includes leaders in both Austin and Washington, DC.
So you walk into a GOP fundraiser's office, and there's a baboonMay 31st 2010
How you feel when you walk into GOP fundraiser Susan Lilly's office depends on your view of killing - and stuffing - baboons.
Wait all you want for the punchline, but this one's just a fact.
A baboon killed by Lilly's client state Sen. Robert Nichols, R-Jacksonville, while on a big-game hunt greets visitors to Lilly's office.
You've Come a Long Way, MaybeJanuary 14th 2010
When Ann Erben began professional campaign work for Republican candidates in 1977, she could barely find other members of her party, let alone other female professional campaign workers.