DuPree lags in fundraising for governor campaign

In the Democratic primary for governor, Bill Luckett of Clarksdale held $518,527 and Mayor Johnny DuPree of Hattiesburg had $82,753, but both lag in campaign cash when compared with their Republican counterpart, Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant.

Bryant has the most campaign cash in the Mississippi governor’s race, just as he did when candidates filed their first finance reports earlier this year.

But the statewide candidate with the most money to spend at this point is state Treasurer Tate Reeves of Flowood, a Republican running for lieutenant governor.

AP
5/10/11