Posted: 10/17/2012 08:48:47 PM PDT
Campaign fund-raising records in three congressional races affecting San Bernardino County show big gaps between leading money raisers and their rivals, but will it be enough to win?
The following list shows the amounts of money candidates have raised and spent this election cycle, along with some institutions and industries whose members have provided contributions. Figures are for contributions and expenditures through Sept. 30.
Congressional District 8
The 8th District includes parts of Highland, the San Bernardino Mountains, the High Desert and Inyo and Mono Counties. The race is a match between two Republicans, Assemblyman Paul Cook and Tea Party candidate Gregg Imus.
Numbers for Paul Cook:
Total raised: $480,332
Total spent: $303,189
Cash on hand: $177,143
Organizations with affiliated donors: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers ($10,250); Credit Union National Association ($10,000); International Association of Fire Fighters ($10,000); Pehl, Foutz, Foutz & Teegarden ($10,000) Matich Corp. ($7,000)
Industries with affiliated donors: Casinos/Gambling ($18,497); Public Sector Unions ($15,000); Health Professionals ($13,000); Retired ($12,550); Real Estate ($11,617)
Numbers for Gregg Imus
Total raised: $108,561
Total spent: $93,911
Cash on hand: $14,640
Organizations with affiliated donors: Aspen Leasing Co. ($2,500); St. Bernardine Medical Center; ($2,000); Vincinitas Corp. ($1,500); Abernathy Insurance ($1,000); Bonadiman Water ($1,000)
Industries with affiliated donors, top five: Retired ($8,250); Miscellaneous Finance ($3,000); Hospitals/Nursing Homes ($2,000); Insurance ($2,000); Special Trade Contractors ($1,200)
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