LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Former U.S. Rep. Mike Ross has raised nearly $2 million in his bid for the Democratic nomination for Arkansas governor next year.
Ross on Monday reported raising $1.97 million since he launched his bid in April for the state's top office. Ross had $1.7 million in the bank when the fundraising quarter ended June 30.
Former Lt. Gov. Bill Halter, who is also running for the Democratic nomination, reported raising $102,900 during the quarter. Halter has $979,846 in the bank.
Former U.S. Rep. Asa Hutchinson, who is seeking the Republican nomination, reported raising more than $370,000 during the quarter.
Little Rock businessman Curtis Coleman, who is also seeking the Republican nomination, reported raising $101,714 during the quarter. That amount includes a $25,000 loan Coleman gave his campaign.
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