Fundraising is of course an important aspect of running a campaign. As we know, Rick Noriega has done pretty well in that department so far (and as we also know, you are powerless to resist clicking on that link whenever I post it), but you also have to show support among the establishment and the electorate. Noriega will demonstrate some of the latter at a press conference tomorrow:
U.S. Senate candidate Rick Noriega will announce his support from current and former Texas leaders spanning more than three decades. Governor Dolph Briscoe, Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby and State Senator Rodney Ellis, who briefly served as Lt. Governor, will join Houston's Paul Hobby in calling for Rick Noriega's leadership in the United States Senate.
Who: Rick Noriega for U.S. Senate Exploratory Committee
What: Over three decades of Texas leadership will be on-hand to announce their support for Rick Noriega's US Senate Exploratory bid - including Gov. Dolph Briscoe, Lt. Gov. Bill Hobby, State Senator Rodney Ellis and Exploratory Committee Chair Paul Hobby.
When: Monday, August 27th, 2007 at 11:00 AM
Where: George R. Brown Convention Center
3rd Level, Meeting Room 370A
1001 Avenida de las Americas
Houston, TX 77010