Congresswoman Torres Small continues to outraise GOP foes

New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl (ZOH’-cheel) Torres Small continues to outraise her Republican opponents in southern New Mexico’s closely watched U.S. House race.

Federal election records show the Las Cruces Democrat pulled in $556,453 from July 1 to September 30 after winning the seat in November. Records show she had over $1.47 million cash on hand.

Oil executive Claire Chase reported raising $510,790 in 35 days. She announced in August she would seek the GOP nomination. Her campaign reported having $470,000 cash on hand, though her numbers were not posted on the Federal Election Commissions site Tuesday afternoon.

Former state lawmaker Yvette Herrell reported raising $140,238 and had $390,422 cash on hand.

Las Cruces businessman Chris Mathys raised $3,205 and had $200,123 cash on hand.

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