Bryant reports $1.7M cash on hand

With today's deadline for campaign finance reports for May, Phil Bryant's campaign has just released this:

In the campaign finance reports showing fundraising activity from May 1-31, 2011, Phil Bryant has reported having more than $1.7 million cash-on-hand for his campaign for Governor. The Republican primary election is August 2, 2011.

The current campaign finance report for Phil Bryant’s campaign for Governor includes the following details:

Current cash-on-hand on May 31, 2011: $1,722,300

Amount raised from May 1-31, 2011: $238,761 Amount raised from January 1, 2010 to May 31, 2011: $2,629,941

“Phil Bryant’s campaign continues gaining momentum as demonstrated by May’s campaign finance report as well as several recent endorsements from pro-business groups in Mississippi,” said Quinton Dickerson, spokesman with the Phil Bryant campaign for Governor. “It’s clear that people believe experience matters and a proven record of conservative leadership is what we need in our next Governor.”