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Rep. Andy Kim. (Photo: Kevin Sanders for New Jersey Globe)

Kim massively outspent, outraised Richter

By Nikita Biryukov, December 04 2020 10:40 am

Rep. Andy Kim (D-Bordentown) continued to massively outspend Republican challenger David Richter in the final weeks of the election, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Between Oct. 15 and Nov. 23, Kim raised $541,032 to Richter’s comparatively paltry $100,218. The incumbent’s total fundraising for the cycle was just shy of $7.4 million, while the challenger raised a little more than $1.5 million.

Nearly half of Richter’s cash, $700,000, came from his own pocket.

Kim continued to spend voluminously in the last weeks, disbursing $793,828 as the election neared. His total spending for the cycle was about $6.9 million. Richter, meanwhile, spent $188,881 in the final days and $1.4 million over the course of the race.

The incumbent finished the contest with $599,845 banked, while Richter had $11,264.68.

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