Campaign contributions so far to Connecticut’s House race

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After looking at senate and presidential campaign contributions, we now turn our attention now to the races for the U.S. House of Representatives.

Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District, has raised the most money so far with more than $700,000, followed by Jim Himes, D-4th District, with $696,000.

Only three candidates have been listed so far by the Federal Election Commission as challenging the incumbents in Connecticut’s five districts. But only John Shaban, who’s running against Himes, has reported raising any money (more than $25,000).

John Larson, D-1st District, has raised the most money for his campaign so far from Georgia and New York with $12,500 and $9,750 respectively.

Joseph Courtney (D) of District 2 has raised the least amount of money in comparison to the other incumbents with just over $90,000 from individual donors. About $3,500 of that came from Washington D.C.

So far, Himes of District 4 has raised $324,000 from registered individual donors. The most out-of-state contributions came from new York and Massachusetts.

Esty has out-raised all the other incumbents with more than $450,000 in individual registered donations. Like Himes, most of Esty’s contributions outside of Connecticut came from New York and Massachusetts.

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