Diary

Cash on Hand Congressional Candidates

Con’t Part of this alarming issue:

New Jersey 3: Democratic state Sen. John Adler has $1.5 million in the bank, while Republican Chris Myers, the mayor of Medford, has only $155,000 after winning a bitter June 3 primary.

  • New Jersey 7: Democratic state Rep. Linda Stender boasts a vast cash advantage over her Republican opponent, state Sen. Leonard Lance. She has $1.2 million to Lance’s $81,000. Lance had to beat out six other Republicans for the GOP nomination.

  • New York 25: Democrat Dan Maffei is taking his second swing at the seat after nearly beating Republican Rep. James T. Walsh in 2006. Walsh announced his retirement in January, leading to a Republican scramble to find a successor. They finally settled on former Onondaga County Legislature Chairman Dale Sweetland. By that time, Maffei had already established a significant fundraising lead, and closed out June with $962,000 in cash to only $108,000 for Sweetland.

Virginia 11: Businessman Keith Fimian, the Republican nominee, banked $1 million at the close of the second quarter. His Democratic opponent, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerry Connolly, reported only $275,000.

  • Florida 15: Republican state Sen. Bill Posey has a commanding cash lead over his two potential Democratic opponents, physician Steve Blythe and retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Paul Rancatore. Posey had $310,000 cash on hand at the end of June compared to $9,000 for Blythe and $5,000 for Rancatore.

  • Minnesota 3: Democrat Ashwin Madia, an Iraq vet, and Republican state Sen. Erik Paulsen each hauled in large sums of cash in the second quarter. Madia ended June with $738,000 in the bank while Paulsen closed with $1.1 million.

  • Illinois 11: Republican executive Martin Ozinga has been hustling to catch up to Democrat Debbie Halvorson. At the moment, Halvorson leads the way with $917,000 in cash, but Ozinga, who didn’t enter the race until the spring, closed the month with $670,000.

  • Kentucky 4 Overall, Yarmuth has raised about $1.4 million for the campaign, compared to just under $1.1 million for Northup.

-Kentucky 2 the race for the 2nd Congressional District seat, which includes much of Western Kentucky and a few precincts in southern Jefferson County, state Sen. Brett Guthrie, R-Bowling Green, holds a commanding fundraising lead over state Sen. David Boswell, D-Owensboro.

Guthrie’s campaign said it raised $363,554 in the quarter and has $661,199 cash on hand. Boswell raised about $125,000 for the quarter and has about $45,000 on hand, his campaign said.

  • Texas But Lampson has $1.15 million on hand compared to $261,000 for Olson, who has made a $170,000 personal loan to the campaign, according to the Federal Election Commission.

  • Florida Democrats for the second fundraising period in a row have outpaced Miami’s three Republican members of Congress, suggesting an increasingly competitive challenge for the incumbents.

Former Hialeah Mayor Raul Martinez reported taking in $603,318 and closing the quarter with $1.1 million cash on hand. Republican Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart raised $481,558 and closed with $1.75 million.

Challenger Joe Garcia raised $531,049 to Mario Diaz-Balart’s $392,103, though Garcia, too, trails in cash on hand, $700,000 to Diaz-Balart’s $1 million.There are many more Races to show but I believe many of you have seen the point

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