O’Malley raises $710K for PAC in latest period

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has reported raising about $710,300 for his political action committee in the latest reporting period.

The Democratic governor, who is considering a run for president in 2016, reported Wednesday that he has about $882,500 cash on hand at the beginning of October.

The latest reporting period covered July 1 through Sept. 30.

O’Malley also reported contributions he has made to candidates in the early primary states of Iowa and New Hampshire.

The filings also include about 20 campaign field consulting staffers O’Malley’s PAC sent to work on races in Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada.