Tom Barrett spent $3.7m around Wis. recall - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

Tom Barrett spent $3.7m around Wis. recall

Posted:
MADISON (AP) -

New campaign finance reports show Democrat Tom Barrett spent $3.7 million in the weeks around last month's recall election.

Barrett's campaign says the reports cover the period between May 22 and June 30. They show Barrett spent $3.68 million, raised $2.47 million and had $252,000 left.

Republican Gov. Scott Walker easily defeated Barrett in the June 5 election. His reports show he spent nearly $7 million from May 22 through June 27. He raised $6.8 million and had $1.6 million on hand.

Walker has now raised roughly $37.4 million since he took office in January 2011, obliterating his own record of $11 million raised in the 2010 gubernatorial race and single-handedly matching the total spending by all candidates and outside groups in that contest.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WAOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Chief Engineer Russ Crass at 715-842-2251. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.