California donors from Silicon Valley, Hollywood, and businesses are helping Democratic Senate candidates to swamp GOP campaigns, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.
“Between June 1 and September 30, Democratic Senate candidates raised $386 million and GOP candidates raised $154 million, with [South Carolina’s Jamie] Harrison raising the most of any Senate candidate [$57 million] in a three-month period ever, according to fundraising disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday,” said the October 17 report.
“Much of the money flowed from California’s large number of political contributors,” the newspaper reported.
“The $28 million [Theresa] Greenfield raised last quarter is more than quadruple what [Iowa Sen. Joni] Ernst pulled in … Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, the Democrat running for Senate whose $25.3 million haul last quarter more than doubled what the incumbent raised … Former astronaut Mark Kelly raised nearly $36 million in his Arizona race to