Republican Congressional candidate Scott Sipprelle will head toward the fall campaign season with $429,000 cash on hand in his 12th District battle with Democratic incumbent Rush Holt, his campaign reported late Wednesday.
But while the season is still young, Holt already holds a decided advantage, reporting more than $1 million on hand as of June 30.
Sipprelle, who committed to match at least the first $1 million in donations to his campaign, added $240,474.80 in the 2nd Quarter, including $119,650 of his own money. The bulk of the businessman’s finances have been donated from his own checking account.
Holt raised roughly $540,000 in the quar