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Gov. Scott Walker outraised the entire Dem guv field 2-to-1 over the first six months of 2018, according to a WisPolitics.com review of campaign finance reports.

The Republican incumbent raised nearly $5.5 million, spent $3.8 million and had $5.9 million in the bank.

Altogether the Dem guv field raised $2.4 million.

Bolstered by a $255,000 personal loan, former state Rep. Kelda Roys led fundraising among Dems. Roys, of Madison, raised $676,928, spent $160,174 and had $667,762 in the bank to end June.

Other top Dem fundraisers include:

*State Superintendent Tony Evers, who raised $495,607, spent $303,557 and had $307,112 in the bank to end June. Evers also gave his campaign a $100,000 loan June 25, days before the reporting period closed.

*Milwaukee attorney Matt Flynn, who pulled in $337,059, spent $238,568 and logged $403,463 cash on hand.

*And Mahlon Mitchell, head of the statewide firefighters union, who raised $524,247, largely fueled by donations from labor groups, and had $368,066 cash on hand.

Subscribers can read more in Tuesday’s AM Update.

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