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Halter Campaign Still Repaying $500K Owed 2006 Race

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Finance reports filed with the state yesterday show that Lt. Governor Bill Halter only made a slight dent in recouping the nearly $500,000 his campaign owes him from his campaign for the office in 2006.

Halter's campaign reduced its debt to Halter by $735.77 in the first three months of the year.  The finance report says the campaign still owes Halter more than $498,000.

Halter has the largest debt outstanding among statewide candidates from the 2006 campaign.  State treasurer Martha Shoffner reported still owing more than $12,000 from her 2006 campaign.

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