Four freshman Republicans in competitive House seats posted strong fundraising numbers last quarter, according to fundraising totals obtained Wednesday by Roll Call.
Rep. Patrick Meehan (Pa.) raised $432,000 in the second quarter of this year, while Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (Pa.) raised $423,000, Rep. Francisco “Quico” Canseco (Texas) raised more than $325,000 and Rep. Joe Heck (Nev.) brought in $300,000.
Four other Patriot Program colleagues have already announced strong fundraising in the second quarter. Rep. Charles Bass (N.H.) raised $303,000, Rep. Frank Guinta (N.H.) raised $303,000, Rep. Tom Latham (Iowa) raised $580,000 and Rep. Allen West (Fla.) raised $1.5 million.
The two others in the Patriot Program — Reps. Lou Barletta (Pa.) and Sean Duffy (Wis.) — have yet to release their fundraising totals for the quarter.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.