Democrat Jack Hatch has $183,000 in campaign fund

Jul 22, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Jack Hatch has just $183,000 in the bank for his campaign for governor, putting him at an extreme disadvantage against Republican Gov. Terry Branstad, who has amassed $4 million.

According to a report filed with the state Monday, Hatch raised nearly $270,000 during the latest fundraising period, which ended July 14. After expenses, he was left with $183,000 in cash.

Reports were due to the state Monday. Branstad announced last week that he had raised over $700,000 during the most recent state fundraising period and has more than $4 million on hand.

Branstad is running for an unprecedented sixth term.

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