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8:35 am
Thu April 24, 2014

Democrat Tom Udall Raises About $1 Million For Senate Race

A new campaign finance report shows Democratic incumbent Tom Udall with a large fundraising advantage in the race for New Mexico's Senate seat.

Credit Senator Tom Udall (D-NM)

Udall raised about $1 million during the first three months of the year and spent about $262,000.

According to the latest Federal Election Commission reports, Udall's campaign had cash-on-hand of $3.1 million at the end of March.

Udall is unopposed in the June Democratic primary, but he has two Republicans challengers.

Former GOP state chairman Allen Weh reported a cash balance of nearly $206,000. He raised nearly $414,000, including personal loans and contributions of $160,000. Weh's campaign spent $208,000.

Republican David Clements, a Las Cruces attorney, had cash-on-hand of $7,497. His campaign raised $40,579 and spent $44,968 from January through March.

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