LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson raised about $50,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in August, according to monthly campaign finance reports filed Monday with the secretary of state’s office.

LITTLE ROCK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson raised about $50,000 more than Democratic candidate Mike Ross in August, according to monthly campaign finance reports filed Monday with the secretary of state’s office.


Hutchinson, a former 3rd District congressman, reported that his campaign raised $420,520 last month and spent $582,483. The campaign ended the month with $667,010 on hand.


Ross, a former 4th District congressman, reported that his campaign raised $370,197 and spent $406,320 in August. The campaign ended the month with $307,538 on hand.


For the entire election cycle to date, Ross has raised $5.7 million and Hutchinson has raised $3.5 million.


Frank Gilbert, Libertarian candidate for governor, reported that he raised $1,299 last month and spent $458. He reported ending the month with $3,545 on hand.


Green Party candidate Joshua Drake has not filed any contribution and expenditure reports since entering the race.


The election will be Nov. 4.