Payne, Jr. Leads 10th Congressional District Fundraising Battle
The son of the late U.S. Rep. Donald Payne has outraised and outspent his opponents in the race for the Democratic nomination in New Jersey's 10th Congressional District.
According to documents filed Thursday with the Federal Election Commission, Donald Payne Jr. also had more money on hand heading into the June 5 primary than his opponents.
Payne Jr. raised $188,688 and spent $81,914 between April 1 and May 16, leaving him with $106,774.
Nia Gill raised $86,604, spent $69,638 and had $50,753 on hand. She's raised $121,029 so far and spent $70,293.
Ronald Rice raised $12,515, spent $5,778 and had $12,069 during the same time period. He's raised $23,476 so far and spent $19,042.
Reports for Democratic candidates Dennis Flynn, Wayne Smith and Cathy Wright are not yet available.
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