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A look at the money trail in the Governor’s race

By   /   October 29, 2010  /   News  /   No Comments

Barry Massey of Associated Press takes a look at the money that keeps flowing in the Diane DenishSusana Martinez race for New Mexico governor.

You can read the entire story here but some highlights include:

  • In the past three weeks, Martinez has spent $2.1 million, with about 75 percent of that going to ads
  • In the past three weeks, Denish has spent $1.6 million, with about two-thirds of that going to ads
  • Martinez has recently raised $1.1 million. Her biggest donor: Denver developer Larry Mizel ($50,000)
  • Denish has recently raised $871,304. Her biggest donor: SEIU ($215,000)
  • Each candidate has spent about $5 million during the election cycle  


Rob is the National Energy Correspondent for Watchdog.org. Rob is an Emmy-winning news anchor who has held many prominent positions in the journalism field for over 10 years working for MSNBC, Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh and several local television stations. He served as the bureau chief for New Mexico Watchdog and Capitol Report New Mexico for four years. Rob can be reached on Twitter at @NMWatchdog or by email at rnikolewski@watchdog.org