ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has nearly $6 million in reserve as his re-election bid heads deeper into campaign season.
Franken’s campaign released totals Friday for the first three months of 2014. The first-term Democrat reported raising $2.72 million, leaving him with $5.9 million in cash on hand as of April 1.READ MORE: WCCO Journalists Detained, Told To Lay On Ground During Brooklyn Center Protests
Franken’s campaign says the money came through 76,000 separate contributions, most of which were less than $100.READ MORE: What Happens If Derek Chauvin Is Convicted, Or If He's Acquitted?
Republicans have yet to settle on a nominee and may not until an August primary. None of them have posted their most recent fundraising figures and they have until next week to do so.
Leading contenders for the GOP nomination are: St. Louis County Commissioner Chris Dahlberg, businessman Mike McFadden and state Sen. Julianne Ortman.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: Over 50% Of Eligible Minnesotans Have Received One Vaccine Dose; MDH Reports 2,429 New Cases, 10 Deaths
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