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Governor’s PAC Raises $335K Since October

Gov. Susana Martinez and State Auditor Hector Balderas at the press conference regarding Sunland Park. (Dean Hanson/Journal)
Gov. Susana Martinez and State Auditor Hector Balderas at the press conference regarding Sunland Park. (Dean Hanson/Journal)
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SANTA FE — A new campaign finance report shows Republican Gov. Susana Martinez’s political action committee has raised about $335,000 in the past six months.

The governor’s political organization called Susana PAC released a fundraising summary on Monday showing it had cash-on-hand of about $295,000 last week. The PAC spent nearly $342,000 from early October through April 2.

Monday was the deadline for political committees to file campaign finance disclosures with the secretary of state. All 112 seats in the Democratic-controlled Legislature are up for election this year and Republicans hope they can pick up seats in the House and Senate.

Martinez’s gubernatorial campaign committee reported a cash balance of nearly $467,000 last week. Martinez is not up for re-election until 2014, but her campaign committee has raised nearly $232,000 since last October.

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