Radiologist candidate for US Senate falls behind growing cash reserves of top candidates
Radiologist Gillian Battino, MD, has reported a “swelling” in fundraising and campaign donations over the past quarter, but the Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate is lagging behind in the race to win. overall money.
Battino raised $ 100,000 in the second quarter of this year, thanks to a $ 70,000 loan from candidate, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported July 15th. His campaign had $ 34,000 in total funds before this recent contribution.
By comparison, Republican U.S. Senator Ron Johnson raised $ 1.2 million in the second quarter, bringing his campaign funds to nearly $ 3 million, according to a federal file released Thursday. Johnson, however, is not sure if he will run again next year.
Battino is also following Democratic heavyweight candidate Alex Lasry, who is on leave from his leadership role with the Milwaukee Bucks basketball organization. Lasry had just over $ 1 million in the bank at the end of the quarter after spending over $ 700,000.
The breast imaging specialist was called the “longest longest shot” in May after throwing her hat in the ring for next year’s US Senate race in Wisconsin. During his run, Battino still sees a full schedule of patients at Marshfield Medical Center, according to to his campaign.
If elected, she would become the first female physician in the United States Senate.
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