Democrat Heidi Heitkamp, running unopposed in her party's primary for the open Senate seat in North Dakota, slightly outraised the frontrunner in Republican primary over the last two months.
Fargo Forum' Kristen Daum reports Rep. Rick Berg (R) -- who's squaring off against Duane Sand in the June 23 primary -- raised $443,300 between April 1 and May 23. Heitkamp raised 497,000. The breakdown:
According to the summary pages of Heitkamp’s latest report, she collected $393,400 in total contributions between April 1 and May 23.
Of that, 80 percent – or $316,700 – came from individual donors. Political action committees and special-interest groups donated $76,300, or 20 percent of her latest haul.
In addition to those contributions, Heitkamp’s campaign also received $102,800 in transfers from authorized committees, which represent her collaborative fundraising efforts with other Senate candidates and key Senate Democrats.
Heitkamp has $759,000 on hand to spend in the battle against the eventual Republican nominee.