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Friday, October 14, 2011

Martin Heinrich Leads All in Campaign Fundraising for U.S. Senate Race in NM

Toward the finish of the second from last quarter, NM-1 Democratic Rep. Martin Heinrich has an amazing lead over every other competitor in crusade raising support for the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico. Last Wednesday, Heinrich's crusade discharged a his 3Q report would indicate him raising more than $650,000 between July 1 and September 30, 2011, with a money close by aggregate of more than $1.1 million. They likewise said then that "the amazing aggregate was energized by 2,596 people, 94 percent of whom gave $200 or less."

Today it was uncovered that kindred Democratic Senate applicant, State Auditor Hector Balderas, brought about $250,000 up in Q3, and has almost $465,000 in real money available.

On the Republican side, former CD1 Rep. Healther Wilson raised more than $530,000 between July and the end of September. Her campaign says she has almost $1 million cash on hand. Her fellow Republican candidate, Lt. Gov. John Sanchez, reported that he raised more than $161,000 in the third quarter, and that has has about $250,000 in cash in hand. Republican Greg Sowards of Las Cruces had not yet released his info.

Q2: At the end of the second quarter, which ended June 30, 2011, the Balderas campaign reported raising $400,000 in its first two months, with approximately $370,000 cash-on hand. (Balderas did not announce his candidacy until April 26.) Heinrich for Senate reported raising $485,000 in the second quarter and just over $700,000 cash on hand.

For more posts on the 2012 Senate race in New Mexico, visit our archive.

October 14, 2011 at 06:46 PM in 2012 NM Senate Race, Heather Wilson, Hector Balderas, Rep. Martin Heinrich (NM-01) | Permalink


It's a sad state of affairs that so many hundreds of thousands of dollars are going into media-buying rather than healthcare, housing, education, transportation, renewable energy, etc etc.

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