Herbst Nears Fundraising Goal

First Selectman Tim Herbst, a Republican candidate for governor in 2018, had raised a total of $195,487.69 at the close of the third quarter of 2017. This represents a jump of about $46,698 in the last three months. Herbst had reported having raised a total of $148,790 at the end of the second quarter of 2017, which ended June 30.

The $195,487 was raised from 2,295 unique, individual donors, 91.2% of whom came from in-state, according to his campaign.

“Every day our campaign to upend business as usual in Hartford and begin delivering relief for struggling Connecticut families continues to gain momentum,” Herbst said.

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