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Dems launch lieutenant governors group to compete with GOP

Aug 07, 2018 - Politico

Democratic lieutenant governors are forming a campaign group to rival the Republican Lieutenant Governors Association, the latest bid by Democrats to catch up to Republicans in down-ballot fundraising.

The Democratic Lieutenant Governors Association, announced Tuesday, will raise money for lieutenant governor candidates ahead of the November elections, though the group said it does not have a benchmark for how much it might raise and spend.

Democrats are badly outnumbered by Republic...