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Mango, Wagner Put Millions In Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Run

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Matt Rourke
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AP

Republican gubernatorial candidates Paul Mango and Scott Wagner are donating heavily to their campaigns, putting up millions of dollars for the right to challenge Pennsylvania's Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in the November election.

Wednesday is the deadline for campaigns to report how they raised and spent money last year.

Mango, a former health care systems consultant, reports $5.5 million in the bank as of Dec. 31 after spending $2.9 million. Mango gave himself $6.7 million and reported a $1 million loan from a private equity executive.

Wagner, a York County state senator and founder of waste hauler PennWaste, reports $5.9 million in the bank after spending almost $3 million. He's given himself more than $7 million in loans and other contributions.

Wolf's reporting just over $11 million in cash.

*This story was updated at 2:58 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2018.