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Mark Herring Raises More Than Previous Attorney General Campaigns In September

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From the Mark Herring for Attorney General campaign. Also, note that Mark Obenshain raised only $564,449 in September, and has just $320,221 on hand – far less than Mark Herring on both counts. 🙂

Heading into final stretch, Herring has over $1.4 million on hand, more than previous AG candidates

The Mark Herring for Attorney General campaign announced it raised over $1.1 million in the month of September – more than any Attorney General campaign in previous cycles in Virginia.

Additionally, the campaign announced it had over $1.4 million remaining on hand – more than any Attorney General campaign in previous cycles in Virginia.

The campaign had nearly 1,500 contributors donate during the month, with an astounding 62% of them new donors to the campaign.

“I am proud of the support we’ve received from Virginians all across this Commonwealth who are ready for an Attorney General who will take the politics out of office and put the law – and Virginia families – first,” Herring said. “The Obenshain-Cuccinelli agenda is too extreme for Virginia, and voters are ready for new leadership. With just three weeks left in the campaign we are in a strong position to become the first Democrat elected Attorney General in 24 years, and we are going to continue our efforts to engage Virginians in every corner of the state to make sure we have a sweep on November 5.”

Below is Herring’s total amount raised during the month of September and the campaign’s ending cash on hand. Also below is information for both Democrats and Republicans in previous cycles.

Herring 2013
$1,113,078 Raised
$1,415,685 Cash On Hand

Shannon 2009
$559,068 Raised
$1,372,724 Cash On Hand

Cuccinelli 2009
$672,814 Raised
$935,241 Cash On Hand

Deeds 2005
$363,055 Raised
$741,303 Cash On Hand

Bob McDonnell 2005
$821,005 Raised
$871,049 Cash On Hand

Donald McEachin 2001
$265,214 Raised
$246,891 Cash On Hand

Jerry Kilgore 2001
$321,612 Raised
$848,866 Cash On Hand

*Source: Virginia Public Access Project.