Democratic Senate Nominee Jaime Harrison Raise $57 Million In Third Quarter, Highest Total For Senate Race Ever
Democratic Senate nominee Jaime Harrison raised $57 million in the third quarter of the year, breaking all records from previous Senate candidates.
The amount Harrison raised gives him a financial edge over GOP opponent Sen. Lindsay Graham (R).
According to Advertising Analytics, Harrison also out-spent Graham in television and digital advertising. The Democrat spent an estimated $52 million while Graham only used $19 million for ads.
Guy King, a spokesman for Harrison’s campaign, commented, “While Lindsey Graham continues playing political games in Washington, Jaime Harrison is remaining laser-focused on the real issues impacting people here — like health care, broadband access, and Covid relief for businesses and families.”
“After 25 years in Washington, Lindsey Graham has changed into someone voters no longer recognize, and these resources will be instrumental in our efforts to send Lindsey home in November,” he added.
In a recent poll conducted by Quinnipiac University, the two candidates were tied at forty-eight percent each. In addition, an internal poll from the Democratic Senatorial Committee showed that Harrison was ahead by a narrow margin of around three percent.