County parties raised $9.7 million in 2018

New Jersey’s Democratic and Republican county organizations raised a combined $9.7 million in 2018, the most in a federal election year since 2008, when counties raised a combine $9.5 million, according to the Election Law Enforcement Commission. Democrats brought in the lion’s share of that $9.7 million, raising $5.4 million to Republicans’ $4.3 million. The party that now holds 11 of New Jersey’s 12 House seats also ended 2018 with