Democrats additionally had a fundraising edge in a pair of hotly contested U.S. Home races within the suburbs north of Atlanta.
In Georgia’s sixth Congressional District, a rematch of 2018 between Democratic Rep. Lucy McBath and Republican Karen Handel, McBath raised $2.2 million for the quarter and is left with $1.9 million in money. Handel, who beforehand held the seat earlier than shedding to McBath by about 3,200 votes two years in the past, raised roughly $826,000 for the quarter and is left with about $1 million in money reserves.
Within the neighboring seventh District, Democrat Carolyn Bourdeaux faces Republican Wealthy McCormick for the open seat. Bourdeaux, who misplaced to Republican Rep. Rob Woodall by lower than 500 votes in 2018 earlier than Woodall introduced his retirement from the Home, raised about $2.1 million through the interval. She completed the quarter with about $911,000 in money reserves. McCormick raised about $1.1 million through the interval and completed the quarter with $689,000 in money reserves.
Exterior teams have additionally been spending closely on the races.
Up to now, the conservative Tremendous PAC Senate Management Fund has spent greater than $32.1 million in opposition to Ossoff, in response to information compiled by the Heart for Responsive Politics. The liberal Senate Majority Tremendous PAC has spent about $16.7 million in opposition to Perdue.
In Georgia’s different Senate race, the conservative Tremendous PAC Georgia United Victory has spent greater than $10.5 million opposing Collins. Latest disclosures present that Loeffler’s husband, Jeffrey Sprecher, has contributed about $5.5 million to the group since August.