Utah AG's fundraising falls short of Bennett's

Utah AG's fundraising falls short of Bennett's

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff's campaign says it has raised about $100,000 in the past three months for his U.S. Senate race.

Shurtleff is challenging U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett for the Republican nomination next spring.

Shurtleff's campaign said Wednesday he had raised about $210,00 for the race. That's far less than the $933,000 in cash on hand Bennett had in his account at the end of June.

Official fundraising reports for all federal candidates are due Thursday.

In Utah, a significant fundraising advantage doesn't necessarily indicate sure victory. That's because political parties in Utah choose their nominees through a party convention system, where wooing delegates is relatively inexpensive.

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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