Unlikely Tea Party Candidate Challenges State Senator

State Sen. Jeff Wentworth, R-San Antonio, expected a tough fight in the GOP primary for Senate District 25. But instead, he has instead been tussling with Dr. Donna Campbell, a political newcomer who has broad Tea Party support.

Campbell came into the primary with a fraction of the money that was being collected and spent by Elizabeth Ames Jones and Jeff Wentworth. But in forcing a runoff, Campbell found increased interest and increased donations. The campaign is now using that money to introduce Campbell to voters, especially in Bexar County, Wentworth's home.

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