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O’Malley fundraising hits $6.7 million

ANNAPOLIS | Gov. Martin O’Malley’s campaign is reporting it has more than $6.7 million in the bank.

The campaign reported Wednesday it has raised $3.3 million in the past four months.

Mr. O’Malley, a Democrat, reported having about $5.1 million cash on hand for the same period in the 2006 election cycle.

Republican Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., who is running in a rematch against Mr. O’Malley, has not yet disclosed how much money his campaign has on hand for this race.


Candidates for mayor report on spending

District Mayor Adrian M. Fenty says he spent nearly $2 million over the past two months on his re-election campaign, and he still has about that much money left.

The candidates for mayor reported Monday on the amount of money they had raised and spent over the last two months. Mr. Fenty reported raising approximately $308,000 from June to the start of August. To date, he has raised about $4.7 million, and in the past two months he spent about $1.9 million on the campaign. He has about the same amount remaining.

Mr. Fenty’s main opponent, Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray, reported raising about $708,000 in the last period. His campaign says that brings his total amount raised to about $1.3 million. He has about $690,000 on hand.

Both men are Democrats and face each other in a Sept. 14 primary.

From wire dispatches and staff reports