OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Fallin raised more money than any other candidate during the first three months of this year.
Friday is the deadline for Fallin, a member of Congress from Oklahoma City, and the other candidates for governor to report campaign fundraising and spending activity for the first quarter of 2010.
Fallin's report shows she raised $512,559 between January and March and spent $250,576. She has raised a total of almost $1.7 million for her campaign and had $747,144 on hand at the end of March.
Republican state Sen. Randy Brogdon of Owasso reports raising $69,521 and spending $48,801. Brogdon has raised a total of $224,056 for his campaign and had $60,680 remaining at the end of March.
Attorney General Drew Edmondson, who is seeking the Democratic nomination, says he raised $395,892 between January and March and spent $148,632. Edmondson has raised about $2.09 million for his campaign and had $1.13 remaining at the end of March.
Democratic Lt. Gov. Jari Askins says she raised $264,729 during the quarter but spent more, $278,800. Askins has raised almost $1.2 million and had $476,471 on hand at the end of March.