Gade campaign outraises Democratic Sen. Mark Warner for 1st time in 3rd quarter

GOP Senate candidate Daniel Gade, of Virginia, took in a $2.5 million fundraising haul in the third quarter of 2020, a seven-figure improvement over earlier totals and the first time he has raised more than incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, who raised $2.2 million.

News of the campaign’s new fortunes comes with just two weeks until Election Day, and as Warner has generally outspent and outraised Gade throughout the race.

“This race is going to shock the establishment on both sides,” the Iraq War veteran said Tuesday night.

UNDERDOG GOP SENATE CANDIDATE GAINS GROUND IN RACE AGAINST INCUMBENT DEMOCRAT, CAMPAIGN SAYS

Virginia’s Senate race has cost far less than other contests with better-funded challengers.

In Arizona, the race between GOP incumbent Sen. Martha McSally and Democrat and former NASA astronaut Mark Kelly has shattered state records with regular hauls in the tens of millions of dollars.

Kelly raised about $39 million in the third quarter and McSally countered with $23 million, and outside groups have spent tens of millions more.

Gade, who last week described his Virginia race as a “sleeper” campaign, said he expects the race to not only be closer than expected, but winnable.

Campaign ads favorable to Warner have cost more than $5 million so far, according to the Virginia Public Access Project – compared to $1.3 million in pro-Gade spending.

VIRGINIA GOP CHALLENGER CONFIDENT IN CLOSE HOUSE RACE THAT HAS OUTSPENT PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS

But Gade’s camp began advertising in earnest in early September, and has reported steady results ever since.

“The surge in donations is because Virginians are backing our grassroots campaign and see this is a competitive race,” Gade said. “Money’s coming in, polls are tightening and we are going to win in November.”

The Republican candidate didn’t claim his party’s nomination until the GOP primary on June 23.

Before that, Warner raised $1.8 million in the first quarter of this year, while Gade took in roughly $220,000, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.

The incumbent still has an overall cash advantage -- having raised roughly 10 times as much as Gade before the third-quarter numbers were announced.



TAGS: Gade campaign outraises Democratic Sen Mark Warner for 1st time in 3rd quarter


22 Oct 2020 10:20   |    160

Source: www.foxnews.com


These are they who have bartered Guidance for error: But their traffic is profitless, and they have lost true direction, Their similitude is that of a man who kindled a fire; when it lighted all around him, Allah took away their light and left them in utter darkness. So they could not see.Deaf, dumb, and blind, they will not return (to the path).  (The Cow   16-18 )


POPULAR NEWS

Dr. David Jeremiah: Thanksgiving 2020 -- Yes, even now, we have much to be thankful for
California girl uses baseball cards to spread joy after losing hers in wildfire
Florida man gives car to substitute teacher in need
Cancer survivor, 7, donates socks to kids battling cancer: ‘Be confident. Don’t be scared’
California church stabbing suspect had been deported three times, officials say
John Yoo: Trump pardon of Flynn ends unjust prosecution of former national security adviser
Home nurse, 64, dies saving paraplegic patient from fire
Trump administration blocks controversial Alaska Pebble Mine project
New Jersey church and synagogue ask Supreme Court to lift COVID restrictions on gatherings
American Ex-soldier allegedly provided material support to Syrian-based terrorist
Michael Jordan gives $2M from ‘Last Dance’ to Feeding America
Brad Paisley on surging demand at food banks: ‘So far beyond what we expected’
Kentucky restaurant CEO donated $60K for employees amid indoor dining ban, says industry unfairly targeted
New Jersey Christmas mansion selling for $2.19M overflows with holiday decor
Denver mayor issues apology for traveling over Thanksgiving, ignoring his own warnings
Over 100 senior citizens in Delray Beach received free turkeys
Andrew McCarthy: Trump’s Flynn pardon justified — adviser should never have been investigated and prosecuted
New Jersey will require all police on patrol to wear body camera
Trump administration planning to ask US Congress to fund two Virginia-class attack submarines in 2021
Israel preparing for potential US military strike on Iran: Report

Email subscription:

Related Tech News

0