Branson Missouri Has Huckabee Fever

Branson's prosecuting attorney Dub Duston come out of the closet this quarter with a 250 lay on presidential hopeful Fred Thompson.

The big winner is Mike Huckabee who took in the lion's share of contributions from Branson residents. Huckabee is the first candidate to visit Branson making a stop at Scotty Earls house last month.

Interestingly, Huckabee took Herschend and Joslyn money. Both supported different candidates financially in the first two quarters on the year.

Full Report: Branson presidential candidate donations Q1 - Q3 2007

Chatter continues of a possible Giuliani - Huckabee Republican ticket. Rudy Giulaini would perform better in the north and with fiscal conservatives while Mike Huckabee could sway Southern voters and social conservatives.