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Wolf Heads Into Re-Election Year With $11M Campaign Account

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In this Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018 photo, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at his office in Harrisburg, Pa.

 Gov. Tom Wolf's campaign says the Democrat is heading into his re-election year with just over $11 million in his campaign account, while Republicans head for what could be an expensive and bruising primary contest.

Wolf's campaign manager, Jeff Sheridan, said Thursday that Wolf raised just over $11.1 million in 2017. That's more than any other governor raised in the year before they sought re-election.

Wolf didn't donate to his campaign this time around, after giving some $10 million to start his 2014 campaign. Wolf spent more than $32 million on his first campaign.

The deadline for candidates to report full campaign finances to the state is Jan. 31.

Wolf isn't expected to face a challenge in the May 15 primary election. Four Republicans are expected to seek their party's nomination.

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