Sen. Jose Menendez (D-San Antonio) and Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer (D-San Antonio) combined to raise more than $617K during the last six months of 2015, and they reported having more than $705K on hand combined entering the final two months of their special election rematch. Menendez edged out Martinez Fischer in contributions for the period, $320K to $298K, but Martinez Fischer has a significant edge in cash on hand, $416K to $291K. It is the largest cash on hand advantage for any challenger over an incumbent.

Just over half (52%) of Menendez’s contributions came from San Antonio donors, and just over 40% of his total contributions originated from district zip codes. Both numbers are considerably higher than Martinez Fischer, who received 12% of his total contributions from San Antonio and 9% from district zip codes.


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