Carly Wins Spending Race, Poll too Close to Call
April 15, 2010: Republican candidate for U.S. Senate and former HP CEO Carly Fiorina speaks at the 2010 Tax Day Tea Party in Pleasanton, Calif.
Friday, May 28, 2010 Updated at 5:42 AM PDT
Spending by former Hewlett Packard Co. CEO Carly Fiorina is far outpacing that of her two opponents in California's GOP primary for U.S. Senate as the campaign heads to a close.
Campaign fundraising reports released Thursday show Fiorina has spent $4.2 million in the period from April 1 to May 19, thanks in large part to campaign loans made from her personal fortune.
Former Congressman Tom Campbell spent $1.1 million and state by Assemblyman Chuck DeVore spent $654,000.
Fiorina and Campbell are in a statistical tie in the latest poll, with DeVore trailing.
Fundraising from outside donors was much closer. Campbell took in $989,000, while Fiorina raised $909,000. DeVore brought in slightly more than $512,000.
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