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Parnell leads gubernatorial rivals in cash on hand

By Associated Press 12:52 PM July 22, 2014
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) –

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Byron Mallott brought in nearly $300,000 during the latest fundraising period, more than Republican Gov. Sean Parnell.

But Parnell had $450,000 available as of Friday. Mallott had about $66,000, plus $10,000 in debts.

Bill Walker, who is running as an independent, brought in nearly $260,000, $170,000 of which he personally contributed. He had about $115,000 available.

Mallott’s total includes about $50,000 in personal contributions and $55,000 from the Alaska Democratic party.

Parnell raised more than $285,000, including $100,000 from the state GOP, which endorsed him last year. The reporting period spanned from Feb. 2 through July 18.

Russ Millette, one of Parnell’s challengers in the Aug. 19 primary, reported raising $3,500 since announcing his plans to run in May. He had about $1,300 on hand.

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