Incumbent Congressman keep stockpiling cash

One of the benefits of the 2002 bi-partisan redistricting deal that pretty much spared New Jersey Congressman tough races for a decade: the twelve members of the delegation running for re-election have a combined warchest of nearly $15.5 million through June 30, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission. Incumbent Cash-On-Hand: * Rob Andrews: $2,054,562 * Frank LoBiondo: $2,035,573 * Jim Saxton: $1,765,651 * Chris Smith: $348,112 * Scott Garrett: $476,514 * Frank Pallone: $1,280,255 (plus $777,545 in a Senate campaign account) * Mike Ferguson: $1,514,085 * Bill Pascrell: $1,014,376 * Steve Rothman: $1,817,032 * Donald Payne: $835,805 * Rodney Frelinghuysen: $879,991 * Rush Holt: $658,126 Among challengers: * Linda Stender (vs. Ferguson): $650,118 * Paul Aronsohn (vs. Garrett): $92,342 * Richard Sexton (vs. Saxton): $57,397 * Carol Gay (vs. Smith): $19,627 * Vince Micco (vs. Rothman): $4,170

Incumbent Congressman keep stockpiling cash