Governor raises nearly $875,000 for re-election

Created: 07/04/2014 8:40 AM
By: BARRY MASSEY, Associated Press

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - Republican Gov. Susana Martinez raised nearly $875,000 for her re-election campaign in the past month, which was more than twice as much as Democrat challenger Gary King.
The King campaign reported Thursday raising about $320,700 since late May, with $200,000 coming from personal loans from the candidate.
King spent about $280,000, with $200,000 of that to air advertising.
The governor had cash-on-hand of $4.3 million in her re-election account as of last week, after spending almost $860,000.
King had a cash balance of $116,000.
The Republican Governors Association has spent about $571,000 to produce and air advertising against King in June.
Candidates and political committees faced a Thursday deadline for disclosing how much they've raised and spent from May 28 through June 28.

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