Romanoff Raised $500K Last Quarter #CO06

Romanoff had a strong fundraising quarter. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Former Colorado Speaker Andrew Romanoff, a top Democratic recruit, raised more than $500,000 in the second quarter of this year to challenge Republican Rep. Mike Coffman for the 6th District.

Romanoff finished June with almost $920,000 in the bank, according to a campaign press release.

The district is located in the Denver media market — one of the most expensive in the country during election season. It is unlikely that Romanoff will face a serious primary opponent.

Coffman's team has not released his fundraising figures yet, but he has traditionally posted a strong hauls.

The race is rated Pure Tossup by the Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call.