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August 29, 2014

Rep. Collin Peterson’s War Chest Low for 2014

Peterson Collin 445x299 Rep. Collin Petersons War Chest Low for 2014

The ranking member of the House Agriculture Committee, who spent $1.5 million for his 2012 re-election, has reported another quarter of low fundraising receipts for the 2014, and is far below his usual war chest balance at this time of the election cycle.

Rep. Collin Peterson, D-Minn., reported he raised only $82,852 in the third quarter of 2013, leaving a cash on hand balance of $227,388 as of 9/30. In earlier election cycles, his campaign committee had cash on hand of $609,898 on 9/30/2011, $547,492 on 9/30/2009, and $486,509 on 9/30/2007.

The 2012 election was his most expensive and he relied on over $400,000 carried over from the previous cycle and $896,441 from PAC contributions. In 2013, he carried over only $34,417 from the last cycle and has received $257,750 from PACs, including $69,172 in the third quarter of 2013.

To search detailed money-in-politics databases, visit Political MoneyLine.

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