Ritz Trying To Close Money Gap As Campaign Tries To Minimize Gaffes

Jul 27, 2015

Ritz has raised just a fraction of the cash her Democratic gubernatorial opponent John Gregg has accumulated.
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In politics, as in life, there are good days and bad ones.

As of late, nobody knows this better than gubernatorial candidate and current State Superintendent Glenda Ritz.

Following allegations last week that Ritz’s campaign may have violated some election finance laws, the candidate and her team are now in clean up mode – but progress has been slow.

To make matters more complicated, Ritz lags far behind her opponents in campaign funding.

StateImpact Indiana’s Rachel Morello looks to the past to find out whether the superintendent can regain her footing in the race before it’s too late.