Democratic County Party Committees raised $775,794 and Republican County Party Committees raised $745,127 over the course of the past three months, leaving Democrats with $883,810 cash on hand, compared to $560,598 for the GOP, according to the Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC).
“Both numbers are about $300,000 higher than those reported in March, a sign that both parties are trying to boost reserves before the general election enters its final months,” said Jeff Brindle, executive director of ELEC.
With $373,974, the Passaic County Democratic Committee had the most COH as of June 30th. Somerset County Republicans proved the richest on the Republican side, with $101,710 cash on hand, according to ELEC.
Others in the top ranks include Essex County Democrats with $142,420 cash on hand as of June 30th, Hudson County Democrats with $61,356, Monmouth County Republicans with $92,833, Bergen County Republicans with $58,289, the Morris County GOP with $52,136, the Mercer County Democrats with $70,129 and the Salem County Democrats with $52,195.