Georgia Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock raised $52.2 million for his reelection between October 20 and November 16, more than double the total fundraising of his opponent, Republican Herschel Walker.
warnock, the top federal fundraising candidate of the 2022 election cycle by far, he spent $39.2 million during the same period, which was nearly double Walker’s spending as well. The incumbent closed the period with $29.7 million saved.
Walker still raised a significant amount during that fundraising period: $20.9 million. His campaign spent $16.5 million and closed with $9.8 million available.
While the fundraising period includes the portions before and after Election Day, the reports (filed last week around the Thanksgiving holiday) shed light on how both campaigns have been fundraising and spending leading up to the election. fundamental second round next week.
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