“It will shut me down (fundraising) for three months, but I’ve been concentrating on raising money right now,” the Blountville Republican said. “Absolutely I can stay in the race. Wait ’til the numbers come out, and I think people will realize I can stay in.”
He said he is undecided on whether to push yet again in the regular legislative session expected to start next month for changes to the 1996 law. It currently says sitting Tennessee House and Senate members cannot accept campaign contributions for any office when the General Assembly is in regular session.
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