Assemblyman Jared Huffman raised $145,000 in the third quarter and had $366,000 in cash on hand, giving him a wide lead over his closest Democratic competitor, activist Norman Solomon, who raised $91,000 and had $87,000 in cash on hand.
Huffman also led Solomon in an internal poll that his campaign released Monday. Huffman led the “top two” primary poll with 20 percent, followed by Dan Roberts, the only Republican polled, with 18 percent, Solomon with 7 percent and Marin County Supervisor Susan Adams with 5 percent.
The candidates are running for California's open and redrawn (and solidly Democratic) 2nd district. Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D) is retiring.
The poll was conducted by California-based firm Fairbank, Maslin, Maullin, Metz & Associates. In the poll, 400 registered voters were surveyed from Oct. 5 to Oct. 9. It carried a 4.9-point margin of error.
From left, Lisa Peng, daughter of Peng Ming, Grace Ge Geng, daughter of Gao Zhisheng, and Ti-Anna Wang, daughter of Wang Bingzhang, hold pictures of their imprisoned fathers during a House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building titled “Their Daughters Appeal to Beijing: ‘Let Our Fathers Go!’”
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.