COLUMBIA -- The remaining candidates for governor have raised $9.2 million and spent $6.6 million in their bids, campaign finance reports released Tuesday show.
Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer ended the filing period with $736,395 on hand, the most cash among GOP candidates heading into the primary campaign's last 14 days. Bauer previously put in $70,000 of his own cash and borrowed $245,000 for the race while none of his remaining GOP opponents have borrowed or used their own cash.
U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett was second with $647,627, and Attorney General Henry McMaster was third with $545,444.
State Rep. Nikki Haley's report, filed after the midnight Monday deadline, shows she is last in cash on hand with $387,348.
In the Democratic primary, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen reported $307,250 in cash on hand, and Education Superintendent Jim Rex had $32,100. Both filed their reports on Tuesday, after the deadline.
State Sen. Robert Ford of Charleston had not filed a report by Tuesday afternoon. He said he wasn't aware it was due.