Robert Pittenger received $1.9 million in contributions by the end of June.
The Republican nominee for lieutenant governor raised $435,102 in the second quarter of 2008, according to his most recent campaign finance report.
Major donors included real estate developer Justus Ammons, Carolina Panthers coach John Fox and Carolina Mills chairman George Moretz.
He also received money from political action committees such as Carolina Conservatives, the Kerr Drug PAC, Wal-Mart's Wal-PAC, the Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Association PAC and the Wilmington Anesthesiologists PAC.
His campaign still owes a $500,000 loan from his wife, Suzanne.
He spent $450,216 in the second quarter, leaving him with $316,190 in cash on hand.
Update: Pittenger also gave his own campaign $150,000 in the second quarter.