Walz carries cash advantage into race's final days

DFL gubernatorial candidate Tim Walz enters the final days of the election season with a nearly two-to-one cash advantage over Republican Jeff Johnson, according to pre-election campaign finance reports filed in late October.

Figures below include filings starting Jan. 1, 2017 and ending Oct. 22, 2018.

Cash on hand

Oct. 30, 2018

Cash on hand
Tim Walz $639,025
Jeff Johnson $320,623
Chris Wright $3,105

Money raised

Oct. 30, 2018

Total raised
Tim Walz $4,957,599
Jeff Johnson $2,595,961
Chris Wright $4,209

Money spent

Oct. 30, 2018

Total spent
Tim Walz $4,318,589
Jeff Johnson $2,304,537
Chris Wright $1,142

Note: Fundraising and spending totals reflect money raised and spent in 2017 and 2018. Candidates who raised less than $1,000 during this cycle or did not have active campaigns in 2018 are not included.

Source: Minnesota Campaign Finance Board

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