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Williams' fundraising lagging in latest report

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Republican gubernatorial candidate David
Williams is still lagging far behind Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear
in fundraising.
A report filed Friday with the Kentucky Registry of Election
Finance shows Williams banked $57,621 between Oct. 8 and Oct. 24
and just more than $1 million since the May primary election.
Beshear had taken in $517,000 for the same period and more than $6
million since May.
An independent candidate, Lexington attorney Gatewood Galbraith,
also is in the race, but is having even more difficulty than
Williams in raising campaign cash.
Galbraith filed a report showing he raised just more than $3,500
during the October reporting period.
Beshear's huge lead in the polls has bolstered his fundraising.
The most recent polls show him leading Williams by 30 percentage
points and Galbraith by 50.

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