August 26, 2011 •
Political Campaigns Break Fundraising Record for First Half of Year
Disclosure reports filed with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) show that U.S. House and Senate candidates set a new record in campaign fundraising for the first half of 2011. The total was more than $285 million dollars.
Here is the Federal Election Commission’s news release from August 24. The FEC also has great interactive campaign finance maps for both Presidential Campaigns as well as House and Senate Elections. The maps offer campaign finance information down to the zip code level for the current and previous election cycles.
You can read Emily Goodin’s story “House and Senate candidates raise $285.2 million in first half of 2011” from The Hill.
Alex Knott offers “Election Fundraising Sets Records in First Half of 2011” in Roll Call.
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