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Sanders fundraising outpaces rivals in governor's race

Sarah Sanders has raised more than $14 million since announcing her candidacy last year.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Sarah Sanders continues to far outpace her rivals in fundraising and campaign spending ahead of next month's Republican primary for Arkansas governor. 

Sanders reported raising more than $680,000 last month and spending more than $834,000 by Friday's deadline for monthly campaign finance reports. 

Sanders, who was a press secretary for former President Donald Trump, has raised more than $14 million since announcing her candidacy last year.

That's a state record for governor. 

Her closest financing rival among the Democrats is Chris Jones, who reported raising more than $120,000 and spending more than $213,000. He also had nearly $94,000 on hand.

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