Democrats vying to challenge Andy Barr report fundraising efforts

syoungman@herald-leader.comOctober 16, 2013 

Two of the Democrats vying to challenge U.S. Rep. Andy Barr announced their quarterly fundraising results late Tuesday night, revealing a significant advantage for Barr since his opponents still must run a primary race.

Joe Palumbo out-paced Elisabeth Jensen in the third quarter, raising more than $95,000 and loaning his campaign an additional $50,000 since entering the race in mid-July.

Palumbo’s $145,000 topped the more than $51,000 Jensen raised, bringing her total since entering the race in mid-June to more than $125,000.

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