Rep. Mary Bono Mack, R-Palm Springs
BY BEN GOAD
Published: 25 May 2012 06:36 PM
WASHINGTON — Candidates for Inland Southern California’s newly reshaped congressional districts filed their final fundraising reports before the June 5 primary, shedding new light on the region’s contested House races.
Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione topped all area candidates, collecting more than $177,000 between April 1 and May 16, Federal Election Commission reports show. Tavaglione, a Republican, jumped ahead of his chief rival, Democrat Mark Takano, for the election cycle. Tavaglione has now raised just under $600,000 in his bid for the 41st Congressional District, which includes Riverside, Moreno Valley, Perris and Jurupa Valley.
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