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8:14 am
Fri July 4, 2014

Gov. Martinez Raises Nearly $875,000 For Re-Election

Credit Office of the Governor

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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