Murkowski raises more than $730K during latest quarter

JUNEAU — U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski brought in more than $730,000 during the latest fundraising quarter.

As of June 30, the Republican had nearly $3.1 million available.

Murkowski faces no major opposition in next month’s GOP primary.

Independent Margaret Stock, who will first appear on the November general election ballot, reported raising about $190,000 from April through June. She had nearly $145,000 available at the end of June. She also reported a $5,000 debt for research consulting.

The Federal Election Commission does not show fundraising reports for Democratic candidates Edgar Blatchford or Ray Metcalfe. Both entered the race late in the quarter.

The commission website does not show a fundraising report for the latest quarter for Libertarian Cean Stevens.