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Evers reports raising $5 million over first 6 months of 2021

Gov. Tony Evers discusses the state budget in Green Bay, joined by Wisconsin Superintendent of...
Gov. Tony Evers discusses the state budget in Green Bay, joined by Wisconsin Superintendent of Schools Jill Underly (left)
Published: Jul. 12, 2021 at 9:08 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers’ reelection campaign reports that the Democratic incumbent raised $5 million through the first six months of the year and has more than $7 million cash on hand ahead of his bid for a second term.

Evers officially announced his reelection plans a month ago, but he’s been raising money for months ahead of the 2022 campaign. His campaign announced the numbers Monday ahead of a filing deadline all candidates face on Thursday.

Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, and lobbyist Bill McCoshen, are among the Republicans expected to announce soon their plans to run against Evers.

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