CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Politics

Dewhurst Campaign Raised $3.3M In Late ’12

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

179483733 10 Dewhurst Campaign Raised $3.3M In Late 12Remembering Joan Rivers

181572784 8 Dewhurst Campaign Raised $3.3M In Late 12Funny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

452359772 10 Dewhurst Campaign Raised $3.3M In Late 12Bikini Model Pictures

 alt=New Survivor Cast Photos

cowb thumb Dewhurst Campaign Raised $3.3M In Late 12Cowboys Cheerleaders

AUSTIN (AP) — Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst raised $3.33 million in late 2012, but his campaign only reports having $1.97 million cash-on-hand.

Dewhurst ran unsuccessfully for U.S. Senate last year, defeated by Ted Cruz in the Republican primary to replace retiring Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison.

Since then, he has said repeatedly he’ll run for re-election as lieutenant governor next year.

His campaign said late Tuesday it took in $3.33 from around July 1 through Dec. 8.

It didn’t say why he has less cash-on-hand, but Dewhurst may have spent it ahead of the July 31 runoff against Cruz, or serving debt.

Dewhurst said last month that over $760,000 was stolen by his campaign manager, Kenneth Barfield.

The meant his reported campaign funds fell from about $770,000 cash-on-hand in July to less than $7,300.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out: