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Money isn’t everything, but it helps
Money isn’t everything in politics. The candidate who raises the most cash isn’t always going to be the candidate who gets the most votes. But it is certainly better to have money than not, and the candidate who raises the most is generally in the strongest position. The latest round of campaign disclosure reports were filed last week and indicate that the dynamics of the race for governor are about where they were during the last batch of disclosures. Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle is far and away the leader in the Republican primary, having out-raised all of his opponents by a margin of better than two-to-one (Cagle’s contributions total just under $7 million).