Latest Candidate Fundraising Totals
From The Oklahoman ~ Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Kenneth Corn continues his fundraising lead but his Republican opponent is closing the gap.
Corn, a state senator from Poteau, reported $4,500 in last-minute contributions, giving him a total of $1.15 million. Major contributors to Corn were Frank Sullivan, a Sallisaw attorney, and Mark Floyd, who is self-employed from Norman, who each contributed $1,000.
His GOP opponent, Todd Lamb, a state senator from Edmond, reported receiving $15,000 in last-minute contributions. Lamb has raised $1.11 million so far.
Lamb reported receiving the maximum $5,000 contribution from Harland Stonecipher, chief executive officer of Pre-Paid Legal Services. He also reported receiving a $2,500 contribution from Clayton I. Bennett, who owns a diversified private investment company and is chairman of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland, a Democrat, reported receiving $4,500 in last-minute contributions, pushing her total to $699,846.
Her Republican challenger, John Doak, reported $8,500 in last-minute contributions, giving him a total of $422,640.
In the attorney general's race, Republican Scott Pruitt reported receiving $25,100, which gives him a total of $930,326. Democrat (Jim Priest) reported receiving $4,000, giving him a total of $524,433.
In the state schools superintendent race, Republican Janet Barresi reported receiving $7,500, which gives her a total of $1.17 million. Susan Paddack, a Democratic state senator from Ada, reported receiving $4,000, which put her total raised at $576,525.
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