Mead Leads Challengers in Gov’s Race Fundraising

By Associated Press – 14 Aug ’14

Incumbent Gov. Matt Mead has a substantial fundraising lead over his two Republican challengers, new financial reports show.

Mead reports total contributions of $413,000 in his re-election campaign. Of that, over $323,000 is from individual donors while the rest is mainly from political action committees.

Dr. Taylor Haynes reported $164,000 in contributions. That figure included $116,000 from individuals and over $27,000 in various contributions from the candidate himself.

Cindy Hill came in last among the Republican candidates. She reporting nearly $114,000 in total contributions of which over $72,000 was in loans and donations from herself and immediate family. Hill reported just under $21,000 in individual contributions.

Democrat Pete Gosar is unopposed in the primary. He reported $56,000 in total contributions, including $20,000 he put into the campaign himself.