Republican candidate for Governor Pat McCrory is way out ahead of his opponent Democrat Walter Dalton in campaign contributions. The latest campaign reports for the first quarter of 2012 show McCrory has over $3 million on hand in his campaign coffers. Dalton, on the other hand, reports having a little over $670,000.
Dalton’s campaign report shows over $634,000 in individual contributions in the first quarter, over $1.2 million for the entire election period. McCrory reports receiving nearly $1.6 million from individuals in the first quarter, totaling over $4 million for the election period.