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Cagle raises more than $6 million in Georgia governor's race

Here's a look at some of the latest fundraising numbers from the men and women who want to be your next governor.
Casey Cagle

Recently released fundraising numbers from this year’s Georgia governor’s race show Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle leading all of the candidates who made their numbers available.

Cagle's campaign received contributions of more than $6.7 million, and his campaign reports more than $5.7 million cash on hand.

Cagle's financial support comes from over 4,000 donors in 146 of Georgia's 159 counties. The campaign said more than 85 percent of the campaign's financial support was collected from counties outside of Atlanta-Fulton County.

Secretary of State Brian Kemp collected about $1.2 million, and has $2.1 million of cash on hand. Overall, he has raised about $2.9 million.

State Sen. Michael Williams raised $728,000 and has more than $1.3 million in cash on hand. Team Williams said it had more than 3,500 individual donors from 131 counties.

Hunter Hill's campaign reported it has raised more than $2.2 million, and more than $1.1 million for the most recent reporting period. It said it has about $1.5 million in cash on hand.

11Alive reached out to the GOP gubernatorial campaign of Clay Tippins for his fundraising reports, and did not receive a response.


Among the two Democratic contenders for governor, former House minority leader Stacey Abrams reported raising $1.7 million for the second disclosure period, bringing the overall campaign fundraising total to $2.27 million.

Her campaign has received 20,895 contributions from 14,880 contributors. Fifty-seven percent of contributors gave $25 or less, and 87% of contributors gave $100 or less.

The campaign has received contributions from 248 Georgia cities as well as all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Former state rep. Stacey Evans reported more than $1.5 million on hand. Her campaign has collected almost $2.3 million to date.

More than 90% of the funds raised by the Evans campaign are from Georgia donors, the campaign said, and nearly 6,000 people have contributed to date.

The GOP and Democratic primaries are set for May 22.

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