The Iowa Republican: Vander Plaats Finds Himself in a Familiar Position
Excerpted from this post at The Iowa Republican
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Vander Plaats announced yesterday that his campaign raised $657,740 in 2009. Vander Plaats, the first candidate to enter the gubernatorial race, made his initial announcement on January 26th of last year. He formally entered the race on Labor Day. The $657,740 that Vander Plaats reported is the most that he has ever raised in a signal calendar year. In 2005, Vander Plaats raised $458,714.92.