Incumbents Kuster, Shea-Porter Lead In Fundraising
The latest campaign finance reports show Democratic incumbents Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster raised far more money in the last three months than their potential Republican challengers in New Hampshire's two House races.
Kuster had the best quarter, raising $565,000 between April 1 and June 30, and has $1.7 million on hand for her 2nd District race. Republican Marilinda Garcia took in $128,000 and has $125,000 on hand, while Gary Lambert raised $103,000 and has $305,000 on hand. Republican Jim Lawrence reported $5,200 in contributions and $25,000 in debts.
In the 1st District, Shea-Porter reported $219,000 in contributions and $612,000 cash on hand. Republican Frank Guinta raised $132,000 and has $252,000 on hand, and $290,000 in debts. Dan Innis raised $87,000, has about $119,000 on hand, and $50,000 in debts.