Gov. Charlie Baker (R) raised $265,000 in the second half of February and had $7.4 million on hand as of Feb. 28, his campaign reported Thursday, his biggest reported haul in nearly a year. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito (R) reported an additional $3.3 million on hand.
Former state budget chief Jay Gonzalez (D) raised $125,000 and had $139,000 on hand.
Former Newton Mayor Setti Warren (D) raised $78,000 and had $98,000 on hand.
Environmentalist Bob Massie (D) raised $21,000 and had $20,000 on hand. (Hotline reporting)
RAILROADED, TO A T. “Baker has not taken the commuter rail to work since becoming governor, [and] Baker recently told the Boston Globe that the variety in his schedule makes it difficult to commute by T. … If he wins election, Gonzalez said, he would occasionally ride the T to see how it performs.” (State House News Service)