TULSA, Oklahoma (April 11, 2018) – Kevin Stitt’s campaign for governor today announced it has brought in $800,000 in the first quarter of 2018, drawing in a total of 1,255 individual contributors and $3 million since the launch of the campaign nine months ago.
“Our movement continues to draw new Oklahomans in to the campaign process and is growing the Republican party,” said Kevin Stitt. “I am proud that our donations are coming from individual people – entrepreneurs, grandparents, teachers, farmers, construction workers, and everyday Oklahomans! It is going to take all of us working together to start Oklahoma’s turnaround and to end politics as usual. I am honored by the outpouring of support that allows this to be a front runner race focused on making Oklahoma a Top Ten state.”
In the first quarter, 425 donors contributed a total of $400,186.83 that was then matched by Stitt to post a total of $800,000.
Stitt has matched all campaign donations to date. His approach to match contributions demonstrates his conviction to be a committed leader for Oklahoma while also holding fast to his belief that true success will ultimately come by partnering hand-in-hand with Oklahomans to bring new ideas to state government.
Kevin Stitt, a Republican candidate for governor, is the founder and CEO of Gateway Mortgage Group (GMG) in Tulsa. GMG is one of the nation’s largest privately held mortgage companies and employs more than 1,200 people providing mortgage services in 40 states. Stitt is a fourth-generation Oklahoma, growing up in Norman where his father was a minister. He and his wife, Sarah, have been married for 19 years and have six children.
Stitt’s experience as an entrepreneur, businessman and an outsider is unique to this race. Stitt has a record of making tough decisions, balancing budgets, and delivering pro-growth solutions. He is committed to using this experience to make Oklahoma a Top Ten state in growth, education, government efficiencies, infrastructure, and healthcare. For more information go to www.StittForGovernor.com.