PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — Newly filed marketing campaign finance stories present that Gov. Dan McKee has taken the lead financially within the Democratic major for governor.
Based on the newest marketing campaign finance report, McKee has raised over $1.2 million as of June 30. This comes after McKee aired his first paid TV advert highlighting his time period as governor final month.
“Rhode Islanders need to see extra of the momentum that Gov. McKee has delivered in his first 12 months and a half in workplace – and the most recent fundraising numbers are a robust indicator,” stated Brexton Isaacs, marketing campaign supervisor for the governor.
A Morning Seek the advice of ballot discovered that he’s the bottom rated governor within the nation when it comes to constituent approval, along with his approval ranking amongst Rhode Islanders standing at 38%.
Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea is second behind McKee, with practically $800,000 raised final month.
A ballot Gorbea’s marketing campaign launched Monday discovered Gorbea leads at 27%, adopted by McKee at 22% and Helena Foulkes at 14%, with 20% of voter nonetheless undecided.
Democratic candidate Helena Foulkes sits with a steadiness of practically $700,000. She was endorsed by Windfall Mayor Jorge Elorza final week.
Former Secretary of State Matt Brown had $67,000, and Luis Daniel Muñoz had lower than $2,000.
Frontrunner Republican candidate Ashley Klaus reported having $1.1 million.