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Reports: Superintendent outraises opponent

Published On: Mar 25 2013 12:39:10 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 25 2013 05:56:22 PM CDT
Don Pridemore and Tony Evers

Don Pridemore and Tony Evers

MADISON, Wis. -

New campaign finance reports show state schools Superintendent Tony Evers has raised nearly six times as much cash as challenger Don Pridemore over the last month and a half.

Evers and Pridemore will square off in the April 2 election. They both filed finance reports detailing their fundraising and spending from Feb. 5 through March 18 with the state Government Accountability Board on Monday.

Evers reported collecting $129,264. Pridemore managed $21,822. The incumbent superintendent spent $186,695, more than three times the $53,903 Pridemore spent.

Pridemore, a Republican state representative from Hartford, had only $1,348 on hand as of March 18. Evers had $42,849.

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