CD 5 race: Cho campaign announces second quarter filings

RIDGEWOOD – Roy Cho, the Democratic candidate in New Jersey’s Fifth Congressional District, announced today that he has raised almost $175,000 during the second quarter of 2014, making Cho’s total raised funds to date $646,791. 

According to Cho campaign spokesman Derek Roseman, Cho’s second quarter fundraising total of $174,952, which was provided to PolitickerNJ.com one day before the federally-mandated deadline of July 15, 2014 for Federal Elections Commission (FEC) filings, brings his campaign’s cash-on-hand total to $389,550. 

The Cho campaign also stated that 345 donors in the second quarter of 2014 gave $200 or less. 

Cho, 33, of Hackensack, is challenging six-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-5), 55, of Wantage. The Fifth Congressional District includes most of Warren and Sussex counties, a few Passaic municipalities, and parts of Bergen County. 

Garrett’s campaign did not respond to requests from PolitickerNJ.com for fundraising reports. According to the latest FEC information, Garrett has $2,996,630 cash-on-hand as of May 2014.  CD 5 race: Cho campaign announces second quarter filings