LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer raised $3.1 million over three months for her reelection campaign and had $12.5 million on hand a year before the 2022 election.
The Democrat released the numbers Monday, the quarterly deadline for candidates. Further details on donations and spending were expected once her report was filed with the state later in the day.READ MORE: Annual 'Menorah In The D' Event Kicks Off In Metro Detroit
Of 11 Republicans with campaign committees, a few had submitted their filings as of Monday afternoon.
Chiropractor Garrett Soldano, who helped lead a ballot drive to repeal a law the governor used to issue COVID-19 restrictions, raised an additional $496,000 since mid-July and had $473,000 following his expenditures.READ MORE: Porch Pirates: Tips On Keeping Packages Safe From Thieves This Holiday Season
Filings were pending for contenders such as former Detroit police chief James Craig and ex-online news host Tudor Dixon.
Oakland County pastor Ralph Rebandt II collected roughly $47,000 and had about $7,000. Ryan Kelley, an Ottawa County real estate broker who organized armed protests against Whitmer’s coronavirus orders, raised $45,000 and had $28,000.MORE NEWS: Two Arrested In Connection To Senior Sexual Assault Case
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