HELENA – Former congressman Rick Hill is topping the early fundraising of those running for governor in 2012.
Hill is reporting that he has raked in close to $100,000 over the first three months of the year. He easily topped several other Republicans in the race.
Attorney General Steve Bullock, a Democrat who says he may run for governor, reported raising $65,000 in the quarter. He easily topped the $15,000 brought in by fellow Democrat Dave Wanzenried, a state senator from Missoula.
Republicans Neil Livingstone, a Washington D.C. security consultant, and former state Sen. Corey Stapleton both reported raising less than $20,000 in the quarter.
Chouteau County Commissioner Jim O’Hara trailed further behind. There was no report available Tuesday from former legislator Ken Miller.
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