U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews (D-1) raised $1.7 million more than U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) in the last six-week period ending May 14, according to Herb Jackson’s “Capital Games,” covering Congress and Washington for The Record.
The report also shows that Lautenberg has more cash on hand for the week-and-a-half Democratic Primary home stretch: $4,123,000 to Andrews’s $1,640,170.
The 4/11 through 5/14 fundraising totals show $3,048,707 for Andrews – including transfer substantial funds fromhis House fundraising arm -compared to $1,322,125 for Lautenberg, according to Jackson’s report.
In the last period, Jackson’s report shows Andrews raising $1,076,532 in individual contributions, compared to $387,204 for Lautenberg. The incumbent senator raised $213,054 from political action committees (PAC) compared to Andrews’s $62,180.
From other committees, Andrews leveraged $1,909,996 and Lautenberg raised $64,877. The senator’s campaign received $650,000 in loans and $6,989 in the category of “other.”