Indiana GOP Statewide candidates not only grossly out-raised their Democratic opponents but had a lot more cash on hand.
In the Governor’s race, Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Pence out-raised his opponent John Gregg by nearly 2-1 in the second quarter of 2012, taking in more than $3 million to Gregg’s $1.7 million.
Pence also has nearly twice as much cash on hand as Gregg. His campaign reported having more than $5.5 million in the bank. Gregg reported having $2.85 million.
In other statewide races, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dr. Tony Bennett reported raising more than $341,000 in the second quarter and reported having nearly $780,000 in cash on hand. His Democratic opponent Glenda Ritz, reported raising nearly $37,000 and having slightly more than $24,000 on hand.
Attorney General candidate Greg Zoeller reported raising nearly $173,000 and having just under $460,000 in cash on hand. His opponent Kay Fleming reported raising nearly $5,200 and having about $4,200 in cash on hand.