Report: Jason Carter has raised $1.3 million for governor’s race
State Sen. Jason Carter, D-Decatur, is raising serious cash in his bid to unseat incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal.
It’s shaping up to be an intense campaign season ahead of the November gubernatorial elections. The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Political Insider blog investigated early campaign scuttlebutt that the state GOP is warning trial lawyers not to give money to Carter’s campaign, using the threat of medical malpractice lawsuit reform. The Trial Lawyers Association swatted down that rumor. To read the full Political Insider blog post, click here.
If you’d like a more detailed look at Sen. Carter’s finances, I highly recommend this piece that Atlanta Unfiltered published in November. Reporter Jim Walls does his usual thorough job of going through Carter’s financial background and highlighting the most interesting information. To read that report, click here.