Campaign Contributions for the Special Election for California’s 36th Congressional District (Updated July 13)

admin | July 13, 2011

July 13, 2011 - The special election to replace retired Rep. Jane Harman took place on Tuesday, July 12, in which Democrat Janice Hahn, a Los Angeles councilwoman, defeated Republican Craig Huey, a small business owner.

According to a MapLight analysis, as of Tuesday, July 12, Hahn had raised just over $1.3 million dollars, with over $873,000 coming from contributions provided by individuals and $438,000 coming from PACs. Huey had raised almost $1.1 million, including over $883,000 in self-financing. The remainder of Huey's contributions are comprised of over $153,000 from individuals and just over $31,000 from PACs.

Campaign Contributions for the Special Election for California's 36th Congressional District
(does not include contributions of less than $1,000 since Jun. 22)

Jan. 1, 2011 - July 9, 2011 Janice Hahn (D)      Craig Huey (R)
From Individuals$873,362$153,321
From PACs$438,000$31,151
From Candidate (incl. loans)      $-$883,025
Total Contributions$1,311,362$1,067,497

Campaign Finance Summary Based on Pre-Election Reports Filed June 30, 2011 (Updated July 12)

Jan. 1, 2011 - June 22, 2011Janice Hahn (D)      Craig Huey (R)
Total Contributions Received      $1,086,462$145,846
-- from Individuals$790,962$137,321
-- from PACs$295,500$8,500
-- from Candidate$-$25
Total Loans from Candidate$-$695,000
Total Receipts$1,086,462$840,846
Total Disbursements$763,113$782,627
Cash on Hand$323,349$58,219

Methodology: A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions data from the Federal Election Commission.