Two Democrats running for Congress in New Jersey are giving their incumbent Republican opponents a run for their money.

Cherry Hill Democrat Shelley Adler has raised $223,088 and spent $34,429 from mid-May to the end of June in the 3rd Congressional District, 

Her opponent, Rep. Jon Runyan, raised $226,479 and spent $80,020 during that period.

Adler had $492,846 on hand at the end of the period compared to nearly $903,000 for Runyan.

Somerset Democratic Assemblyman Upendra Chivukula has raised $394,630 and spent $42,842 in the 7th Congressional District,

Republican Rep. Leonard Lance raised $150,135 and spent $165,481.



Chivukula had $434,419 on hand compared to $385,251 for Lance.

The election is Nov. 6.

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