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Who is bankrolling George Holding's campaign

Republican House candidate George Holding has raised $462,500 or nearly four times as much as chief rival, Paul Coble has raised, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Holding loaned his campaign $130,000 and raised the rest through contributions.

Holding, a former U.S. attorney, has been spending his money on a TV advertising campiagn to make himself better known to voters in the 13th congressional district. At the end of the year, he reported having $103,030 cash on hand.

Coble, a Wake County commissioner, reported raising $133,991, and having $68,515  in cash on hand.

Among Holding's contributors are former Sen. Lauch Faircloth($2,000), former Charlotte Mayor Richard Vinroot($200), Charlotte businessman Alan Dickson($500), Irwin and Carl Belk of Charlotte($250 each), Raleigh restaurant owner Van Eure($150), retired utility executive Sherwood Smith($500), retired banker John Medlin of Winston-Salem($250), developer Charles Shelton,($1,000) Mike and Bridget Bender of Velocity Solutions in Wilmington($5,000 Christine Mumma, N.C. Center on Acutal Innocence($1,000), Raleigh busienssman and author Garland Tucker ($1,000), retired insurance executive Peyton Woodson III ($1,000), and the Leo Daughtry for House Committee($1,000.)


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George Holding is the

George Holding is the sleaziest person you will ever meet.  Reba Mcintyre's "don't trust your soul to no backwoods southern lawyer" comes to mind when you meet him.

The epitome of a fat, trust-fund baby who has never had to work for anything.  apparently, he was even to good to attend school in North Carolina.  His hometown of Smithfield was apparently, "not good enough".

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