Finances paramount in Georgia governor's race

Last week’s detailing of campaign finances revealed a pecking order in the race for governor…

Georgia (Apr 12, 2010) — Last week’s detailing of campaign finances revealed a pecking order in the race for governor that is likely to become more important. The candidates who have struggled to raise money could find it increasingly difficult to remain competitive heading into the July primaries.

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… Republicans John Oxendine, Eric Johnson and newcomer Raymond Boyd, and former Democratic governor Roy Barnes have the cash on hand to be competitive across the state. …

The numbers, especially on the Republican side, didn’t surprise Kennesaw State University political scientist Kerwin Swint.

“That’s why I say it’s going to remain competitive and it may come down to who turns out their people,” Swint said.


 

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