Congressional Fundraising: Franken Raises And Spends A Lot, Mills Self-Funds
Here are some key numbers from the campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday.
Franken raises a ton, spends a ton more
Mills out-raises Nolan and begins to self-fund
Peterson’s big haul
Paulsen running up the score
- 1st District Republican Aaron Miller has given himself $120,000, though he’s paid down $80,000 of that. He’ll face off in a primary against Jim Hagedorn, who has lent $5,000 to his campaign;
- 2nd District Democrat Mike Obermueller gave his campaign $32,500 in 2012, but his campaign account has bled into this cycle as he takes his second shot at Representative John Kline;
- Rhonda Sivarajah, challenging GOP-endorsed Tom Emmer in an August primary, has given her campaign $170,000;
- And Joe Perske, the Democrat in the 6th District, has lent his campaign $4,000.