Democrat Tom Nelson raises nearly $264,000 in Wisconsin U.S. Senate bid last quarter

Senate Wisconsin
Posted at 3:51 PM, Apr 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-15 19:38:41-04

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Democrat Tom Nelson says he has raised nearly $264,000 in the first three months of the year in his bid for the U.S. Senate, about a quarter of what challenger Alex Lasry brought in over six weeks.

Nelson, the Outagamie County executive, has cast himself as the financial underdog in the race. He facest Lasry, a Milwaukee Bucks executive and son of a billionaire, and state Treasurer Sarah Godlewski, who is married to a millionaire.

They are all running for the seat currently held by Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, who has yet to say whether he will seek a third term next year.

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