King, Strange almost even in funds for AG race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Incumbent Troy King and his GOP challenger, Birmingham attorney Luther Strange, are almost even in campaign funds raised with the Republican Party primary four months away.

Campaign finance reports released Monday showed King had raised $1.11 million for his campaign fund, compared to more than 920,000 for Strange.

King's money included $375,000 in loans to the campaign, while all but about $15,000 of Strange's money came in contributions from contributors.

In the race for the Democratic nomination, former Democratic Party executive director Giles Perkins had raised more than $145,000, while Mobile attorney Michel Nicrosi raised $109,000. Montgomery attorney James Anderson is also seeking the Democratic nomination for attorney general. His report was not available Monday evening.

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