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Posted: October 31, 2011 3:59 p.m.

Romney raised $300k from Georgians

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ATLANTA (AP) - A review of campaign finance documents shows that Republican Mitt Romney has raised the most money from Georgia donors of all the presidential candidates in recent weeks.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ( reviewed recently filed documents and found that Romney raised $300,000 from Georgians in the year's third quarter. President Obama received the next most, with more than $250,000.

Herman Cain, the Stockbridge-based Republican whose sharp rise in the race has reshuffled the field, raised nearly $170,000 in Georgia during the period while former Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich brought in $54,000 from his former state.

The review showed nearly 3,600 contributions made from Georgians to presidential candidates between July 1 and Sept 30 for a total of more than $1.10 million.

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