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Indiana Republican gubernatorial candidate has had just two months to fundraise. He's pulled in $7.7 million, with most of it is from a national Republican Super PAC that focuses on beating Democratic candidates.
A simple majority of 12 votes is needed from the 22 members of the Indiana Republican Party's central committee for a candidate to be confirmed as Pence’s replacement on the ballot. The group will meet July 26.