Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-Harding) has $538,998 left in his campaign account, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Liberty & Prosperity PAC, a political action committee controlled by Frelinghuysen, has $22,344 cash-on-hand.
Frelinghuysen spent $201,447 during the second quarter of 2018, including $80,400 in refunded campaign contributions. He continues to pay a campaign staffer and has paid over $90,000 to two campaign fundraising firms, Washington-based Rose Strategies, and Tusk Productions in Denville. He refunded $237,000 during the first quarter.
He has also made some campaign contributions: Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi ($500); Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce ($500); Denville Mayor Tom Andes ($500); and to local candidates in Caldwell, West Caldwell, Totowa and Chatham. Frelinghuysen also sent $5,000 to the Essex County Republican Committee and $400 to the Morris County Republican Committee.
Frelinghuysen’s PAC contributed $2,000 to Rep. Dan Donovan (R-New York) for his recent primary campaign against former Rep. Michael Grimm. He also donated $1,000 each to Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minnesota), Rep. John Katko (R-Virginia), Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine), Rep. Lloyd Smucker (R-Pennsylvania), Rep. Fred Upon (R-Michigan), and Rep. David Valdeo (R-California).
The chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Frelinghuysen announced in January that was would not seek re-election to a 13th term in the U.S. House of Representatives. Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris Plains) and Democrat Mikie Sherrill, a former U.S. Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor, are facing off for the Republican-leaning 11th district House seat.
Frelinghuysen’s congressional campaign account has not contributed to Webber.