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Lamb Announces $3.2 Million Raised in Special Election Campaign

Democratic Congressional candidate Conor Lamb raised over $3.2 million in the first 52 days of the year, from January 1st through February 21st in his bid to win the special election in the 18th district.    

The 21st was the filing deadline for the special election on March 13th.  

“I am deeply grateful for the overwhelming grassroots support we continue to generate for this campaign.  This grassroots fundraising has enabled us to compete and will enable us to win this special election on March 13th,” Lamb said.  

According to the release Lamb the average individual contribution was $33.  

As of the 21st, Lamb’s campaign raised $3.8 million for the special election, including the $557,000 raised in 2017.

Lamb is facing off against Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone (R-Allegheny) in the special election to replace Congressman Tim Murphy who resigned his seat in 2017.

5 Responses

  1. Conor’s entire $3.2 MM war chest is not half of the $7 MM the super pacs are pouring in to the race to buy untruthful ads against Conor. The most disgusting and misleading ad is the one claiming it was conor’s fault that evil criminals got light jail sentences. those of us who passed 6th grade know it is judges who sentence criminals, not prosecutors.

  2. There are THREE people on the ballot. The Third-Party Candidate is Libertarian, Drew Gray Miller.

  3. Cook Political Report just moved PA-18 from “Leans Republican” to “Toss Up”. This is a district that Trump won by 20 points with millions being spent by outside groups to support Saccone. My favorite mailer was the one that declared “a vote for Saccone is a vote to stop Hillary” who is apparently secretly in control of the country or something.

    Unless the polling is way off and Saccone takes this by at least 10 points, any way you cut it, this looks awful for Republicans.

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