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Tim Scott takes in $8.3 million in third quarter

Sen. Tim ScottblankTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottNikki Haley gets lifetime post on Clemson Board of Trustees First senator formally endorses Bass in LA mayoral bid Booker ‘more than confident’ work toward police reform will continue MORE (R-S.C.) took near $8.3 million into his reelection coffers within the third fundraising quarter, Politico reported

Scott acquired donations from greater than 82,000 donors in that quarter and has raised almost $20 million for the reason that starting of this yr, the news outlet reported, citing a supply aware of the marketing campaign. This quarter got here in under the $9.6 million the South Carolina Republican fundraised within the second quarter, in line with Federal Election Fee (FEC) filings.

In late June, Scott announced that he could be in search of reelection. He’s additionally thought-about a doable 2024 GOP presidential contender, relying on whether or not former President TrumpblankDonald TrumpHouse votes to raise debt ceiling Georgia reporter says state will ‘continue to be a premier battleground’ Elections administrator in Texas county Trump won resigns after campaign to oust her MORE enters the race.

No matter whether or not Scott runs for president, his Senate seat will seemingly be protected from potential Democratic contenders. Cook Political Report rates his Senate seat as solidly Republican. Scott’s Democratic challengers embrace Spartanburg County Democratic Occasion Chairwoman Angela Geter and state Rep. Krystle Matthews.

Even throughout the 2020 race, wherein Democratic Senate candidate Jaime HarrisonblankJaime HarrisonThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Alibaba – To vote or not? Pelosi faces infrastructure decision Milwaukee making pitch to host Democratic National Convention Democrats unveil M voter registration campaign MORE sought Sen. Lindsey GrahamblankLindsey Olin GrahamRepublicans are today’s Dixiecrats Most Senate Republicans don’t want to see Trump run again Trump heads to Iowa as 2024 chatter grows MORE’s (R) seat, the Democrat’s aggressive fundraising was no match for the Republican incumbent, who gained the race by about 10 factors.

The news over Scott’s latest fundraising comes forward of an Oct. 15 deadline for candidates to file their third-quarter outcomes with the FEC.

Politico famous that Rep. Val DemingsblankValdez (Val) Venita DemingsDeSantis tops Crist, Fried in poll of Florida governor race What happened to Marco Rubio, Time mag’s ‘Republican Savior’ of 2013? Democrats face bleak outlook in Florida MORE (D-Fla.), who’s in search of to oust Sen. Marco RubioblankMarco Antonio RubioNikki Haley gets lifetime post on Clemson Board of Trustees Does Virginia race hold much deeper problems for Democrats? Congress comes to the aid of Libyan people, passing bill ordering probe into war crimes and torture MORE (R), reported that she had raised $8.4 million within the third quarter, the one candidate to report the next quarter than Scott as of Wednesday afternoon. Rubio raised $6 million.

The Hill has reached out to Scott’s marketing campaign for remark.

https://thehill.com/homenews/marketing campaign/576684-tim-scott-takes-in-83-million-in-third-quarter | Tim Scott takes in $8.3 million in third quarter

Huynh Nguyen

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