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Moore leads Cox in fundraising in Maryland governor's race

Governor’s Race-Maryland-Fundraising
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FILE - Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wes Moore speaks ahead of President Joe Biden during a rally hosted by the Democratic National Committee at Richard Montgomery High School, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022, in Rockville, Md. Moore holds a big lead in fundraising over Republican Dan Cox so far in Maryland’s governor’s race. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Two Way Talk segment with Baltimore Sun reporter Hannah Gaskill

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Democrat Wes Moore holds a big lead in fundraising over Republican Dan Cox so far in Maryland’s governor’s race.

The latest campaign finance reports were filed Tuesday night.

Moore, a best-selling author who has never run for political office before, raised $1.7 million in the five weeks after last month’s primary, between July 19 primary and the latest fundraising report deadline of Aug. 23.

Cox, a state legislator who represents Frederick County, raised about $204,000.

Cox, who is in his first term in the House of Delegates spent about $252,000 during that time. His campaign has a balance of $141,000.