Walker Outraises Burke in Pre-Primary Period

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Premiere Date: 
August 8, 2014

Walker Outraises Burke in Pre-Primary Period

The latest fundraising numbers also showed Gov. Walker has a large cash on hand advantage.

Episode Transcript

Frederica Freyberg:

In preparation for next week's primary, candidates filed their latest fund-raising numbers with the GAB.  Those numbers showed Governor Scott Walker out-raised his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke. From July 1 until the 28th the governor raised $1.2 million while Burke raised about half a million dollars. The Walker campaign now has $7.1 million in cash on hand compared to Burke's $1.7 million. As for the Democrats running for attorney general, Jon Richards has about $167,000 cash on hand, Susan Happ has almost $132,000 and Ismael Ozanne has almost $8,000. The winner of the August 12th primary will face Waukesha County district attorney, Brad Schimel, a Republican who has $418,000 cash on hand. 

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