Chris Donovan and Elizabeth Esty (CTNewsJunkie File Photos)
JAN. 31, 2012: Chris Donovan’s campaign finished the previous quarter having raised $204,699.70 for a total to date of $708,144.25, including $10,000 so far from the smoke shop group. Meanwhile, Elizabeth Esty’s campaign raised $176,411.56 for the quarter, but was ahead overall at $800.218.09. See their finance summaries.
The Donovan campaign’s goal for the next filing deadline — which a crucial pre-convention deadline — is $1 million. The campaign needs to hit the big number in order to prove it can compete with the crowded field.
Provided as evidence by federal prosecutors in the trial of Robert Braddock Jr.