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Wed April 21, 2010
WVAS Local

Bryne, Davis take lead in gubernatorial fundraisers

Montgomery, AL – - Former two-year college Chancellor
Bradley Byrne has been the most successful fundraiser in the
Republican race for governor, and U.S. Rep. Artur Davis is tops in
the Democratic contest.
Candidates filed campaign finance reports Monday showing how
much they had raised since January.
Byrne reported nearly $1.2 million in contributions. That
brought his total contributions in the race to nearly $3.8 million.
Greenville business Tim James was second among Republicans with
more than $525,000 in contributions. That raised his total
contributions to nearly $1.9 million.
Davis reported nearly $425,000 in contributions. That raised his
total to $2.6 million.
His Democratic primary opponent, state Agriculture Commissioner
Ron Sparks, listed more than $204,000. That increased his total
contributions to more than $860,000.