Sarah Sanders Raises $4.8 Million, Beating Arkansas Quarterly Fundraising RecordEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Arkansas gubernatorial candidate Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a Republican, has set a new state fundraising record with $4.8 million in first-quarter contributions, her campaign said Thursday. Sanders outraised her Republican rival, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, by nearly 25-to-1, while raising more money in a single quarter than any campaign in the history of Arkansas politics. Most of the contributions were from out of state, with around $1.5 million coming from residents of Arkansas, according to a release. “I am grateful for the generous support of so many Arkansans—in 60 days we held over 50 events in Arkansas and received more than 6,500 donations across all 75 counties of the state. Our message of limiting government and advancing education and opportunity is clearly resonating,” Huckabee Sanders said in the release. The vast majority of the nearly 35,000 donors were small-ticket contributions of $100 or less, per the release. “With the radical …Read More

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