Reprinted with permission from DCReport.
Democratic Congressional candidates have trounced their Republican counterparts in fundraising efforts through the first two quarters of the 2018 election cycle toward a record-breaking year of fundraising. And while the full third-quarter tallies arenât due to be filed to the Federal Election Commission until Oct. 15, it looks like the Democrats are still killing it.
Through the first six months of the year, Democratic House candidates pulled in about $312 million, almost $100 million more than the GOPâs $214 million total, according to FEC data, compiled byÂ Center for Responsive Politics.
For the third quarter, more than 60 House Democratic candidates have raised more than $1 million, which Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Ben Ray Lujan announced a week before the official numbers were due to be filed with the FEC.…