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Sherrill outspent Webber almost 5-1

Democrat spent $42.51 per vote to flip New Jersey’s 11th district

By Nikita Biryukov, December 07 2018 12:14 pm

Rep.-elect Mikie Sherrill (D-Montclair) spent almost five times as much money as Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris Plains) in the 11th district House race.

Sherrill raised $8,488,723 and spent $7,808,964, according to post-election reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

The newly-elected Democratic congresswoman spent $42.51 for every one of the 183,684 votes she received.

Webber raised $1,670,786 and spent $1,585,966.  He spent $12.26 for each of his 136,322 votes.

Those spending figures do not include independent expenditures made for or against either candidate, nor do they include spending made by candidates’ political action committees.

Sherrill reported cash-on-hand of $563,188 after the race’s conclusion, while Webber still has $46,724 remaining in his campaign account.


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