Democrats maintain large fundraising lead in governor, lieutenant governor races

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Molly Gray, a Democrat, left, and Scott Milne, a Republican, are among the top candidates in their respective primary bids for lieutenant governor. VTDigger photos
Molly Gray, a Democrat, left, and Scott Milne, a Republican, are the leading candidates for lieutenant governor. VTDigger photos

The Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor continue to outraise their Republican opponents ahead of the November election, the latest campaign finance disclosures show.  

In the governor’s race, Lt. Gov David Zuckerman, the Democratic nominee, maintains a fundraising lead over Republican Gov. Phil Scott, bringing in $112,000 since Aug. 1, and his victory in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. 

[For complete information about how much all of the candidates for House, Senate and statewide seats have raised, check out VTDigger’s Campaign Finance database.]

Scott, who has not prioritized fundraising or campaigning this year because of the pandemic, raised $36,000 in the last month. In total, his campaign has brought in $134,000 this election cycle. 

In the lieutenant governor’s race, Assistant Attorney General Molly Gray outraised Republican Scott Milne. Gray received $74,000

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