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RGA Raised $27.2M in Q3/4

In Ohio, DeWine and Cordray each brought in seven figures.

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Jan. 31, 2018, 10:28 a.m.

COMMITTEES: The RGA raised $27.2 million in the latter half of 2017 for a total of $63.2 million when including the first half of the year. (release)

CA GOV: Former state schools superintendent Delaine Eastin (D) reported this week raising $337,000 in the second half of 2017 and having $184,000 on hand. She also loaned her campaign $100,000 on Nov. 20. (California Target Book)

ID GOV: Developer Tommy Ahlquist (R) raised $450,000 in the second half of the year, $326,000 of which was self-funded. (release)

MI GOV: Former state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer (D) will report raising about $747,000 in the latest reporting period between Oct. 21 and Dec. 31. State Attorney General Bill Schuette (R) raised $735,000 in the same time and will report $2.4 million on hand, according to a spokesman. (Detroit News)

OH GOV: State Attorney General Mike DeWine’s (R) “campaign said that it would report raising more than $6 million, bringing its war chest to more than $10 million. A $6 million figure would translate to a minimum of $1.4 million raised over the past seven months by DeWine, not counting a large transfer from the campaign of former-rival, now running mate Jon Husted.”

A source with former Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director Richard Cordray’s (D) “campaign said the Democrat would report raising in excess of $1.4 million in just the eight weeks since Cordray joined the race.” (Columbus Dispatch)

PA GOV: State Sen. Scott Wagner (R) raised $4.6 million, loaned his campaign $5.6 million, and reported $5.9 million on hand. (

Former health care consultant Paul Mango (R) self-funded $6.7 million of his $8.4 million haul last year. He also “reported a $1 million loan from Patrick Hampson, a private equity executive who lives a few blocks from Mango in the Pittsburgh suburb of Gibsonia.” (AP)

SD GOV: State Attorney General Marty Jackley (R) “received itemized donations from 882 individuals. … Of those, 45 were from outside of South Dakota, donors in 22 other states. They donated $32,250 of Jackley’s total, or about 4 percent.” Rep. Kristi Noem (R) raised “from 611 donors. Her 90 out-of-state donors came from 26 states. She raised $111,724 from them, or 16 percent of her total.” (Sioux Falls Argus Leader)

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