COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP/WVOC) - Governor Nikki Haley has raised more than $5-million in her bid to win a second term as South Carolina's chief executive, taking in more than $757,000 in the last three months of 2013.
The State newspaper reports that campaign finance reports filed Friday show the Republican closed out the year with more than $3.7-million cash on hand.
Democratic Kershaw County State Senator Vincent Sheheen raised nearly $459,000 during the quarter that ended December 31st.
He has about $1.4-million cash on hand and has raised more than $1.6-million overall so far.
Both campaigns said that they were encouraged by the fundraising numbers.
In 2010, Haley beat Sheheen by a margin of 51% to 47% of the ballots.