Sarah Huckabee Sanders gubernatorial campaign announced last night she had raised $1 million in four days since her announcement for governor.

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(I’d initially linked a report in the Independent website that put the fund-raising at $4 million, a four-fold error.)

I suspect she was raising money and spending it BEFORE her announcement given the splashy video,  accompanying website and social media accounts unveiled Monday morning.

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She says she received money from all 75 Arkansas counties.

Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin has raised $1.8 million and Leslie Rutledge has raised $1 million. The are also announced Republican candidates.

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Money alone doesn’t win elections, of course. See the recent defeats of some insanely well-funded Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate. But they faced Trump ardor on the other side. Whoops. That’s a plus for Sanders, too.

It’s more than a year until the Republican primary.

Thousands more missives to come such as Griffin’s this morning begging for cash to fight that dangerous liberal Joe Biden. And taxpayer-financed mail from Rutledge boasting about how she’s warned Biden not to mess with Arkansas with his radical left agenda.

 

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