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Mills spends nearly $3.2M in governor’s race

Yavapai County businessman Buz Mills reports spending nearly $3.2 million in his campaign for the Republican nomination for governor.

A campaign finance report filed by Mills says he spent $3,193,369 through Monday. He hasn’t yet filed a report detailing his recent fundraising but previous reports indicated his campaign was self-funded.

Meanwhile, Gov. Jan Brewer is asking a federal judge to allow her to supplement her $707,000 of public funding with private contributions.

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked payment of so-called matching funds to publicly funded candidates outspent by privately funded rivals.

State Treasurer Dean Martin and Apache Junction resident Matthew Jette also are running for the Republican nomination.

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3 comments

  1. Fraudster Mills hires felon Fife, gives him millions for a mere 14% of vote. What a joke. Looks like Symington finally found some pockets even deeper than his wife’s to support him. Get ready for Esplanade II.

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