Wed July 15, 2009
TN Gubernatorial Candidates Report Funds
By Angela Hatton
Nashville, TN – Three of the top Democratic candidates for Tennessee governor have raised close to 1.6 million dollars through the first six months of the year. But the top three Republican candidates continue to dominate with around 6.3 million dollars. Democratic Senator Roy Herron of Dresden and Jackson businessman Mike McWherter reported Tuesday they each have raised 650-thousand dollars. Former state House Majority Leader Kim McMillan of Clarksville reports raising 200-thousand through the first six months. The Republican candidates released their figures on July 1. Knoxville Mayor Bill Haslam leads the pack with 3.8 million.