RGA spends twice as much as DGA in NJ governor's race
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The Republican Governors Association has spent twice as much as its Democratic counterpart in the contest to succeed term-limited GOP Gov. Chris Christie.
The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission said Monday that the RGA has spent more than $1.6 million in an effort to help Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno. A group called Our New Jersey, which is affiliated with the Democratic Governors Association, has spent $800,000 on the Nov. 7 contest.
Democrat Phil Murphy has led Guadagno in polls and has about $5 million cash on hand compared with her roughly $1 million.
The groups are not required to disclose their donors with the state under current law.
Both groups have aired television ads in the contest.