N.H. Congressmen Lag In Campaign Fundraising

Oct 16, 2012

The latest campaign finance reports show New Hampshire's Republican congressmen lagging behind their Democratic challengers in fundraising.

In the 1st District, Democrat Carol-Shea Porter raised more than twice as much money as Republican incumbent Frank Guinta from late August through September. Each reported having about $650,000 left to spend, though Guinta also had a debt of $313,000.

In the 2nd District, Democrat Ann McLane Kuster raised $507,000 to the $381,000 contributed to Republican incumbent Charles Bass. Kuster reported having $922,000 in cash left for the final push to the Nov. 6 election to the $752,000 Bass reported on hand.