Former Congresswoman Loans $500,000 to Her Comeback Campaign

Nan Hayworth is attempting to come back to Congress this November. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Former Rep. Nan Hayworth, R-N.Y., has injected hundreds of thousands of dollars into her campaign to defeat freshman Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y. In addition to raising $256,000, Hayworth loaned her campaign $500,000. The combined haul is three-quarters of a million dollars, according to a campaign spokesman. When factoring in her loan, her campaign haul exceeded the $550,000  that Maloney raised in the second quarter. She still lags in cash on hand; Maloney's camp said he had $1.75 million at the end of the quarter, while Hayworth will report $1.07 million in the bank.  

Both candidates had campaign fundraising jumps since they filed their June 4 pre-primary finance reports.  

Hayworth is one of several Republican candidates this cycle who have the capacity to self-fund their efforts .  

New York’s 18th District is rated a Safe Democratic  contest by the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.