Statewide and legislative candidates facing general election opposition reported raising nearly $27M since July 1. Democrats accounted for $12.4M of that figure, and Republican candidates raised $14.6M.
Sixteen challengers out-raised their incumbent opponents for the period, including seven who out-raised the incumbent by at least $150K: Justin Berry (R) in HD47, Sharon Hirsch (D) in HD66, Lorenzo Sanchez (D) in HD67, Elizabeth Beck (D) in HD97, Will Douglas (R) in HD113, Luisa Del Rosal (R) in HD114 and Justin Ray (R) in HD135. Over the same period in 2018, just four challengers out-raised incumbents.
Twenty House races exceeded $500K in combined campaign contributions during the reporting period, including four exceeding $1M:
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