Skip to comments.Cotton outraises Pryor in 4th quarter
Posted on 01/23/2014 9:13:26 AM PST by cotton1706
Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) has edged Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) in his fourth-quarter fundraising totals, bringing in $1.2 million to Pryor's $1.1 million.
Pryor has more money in the bank, with $4.2 million to Cotton's $2.2 million. But it's rare that challengers outraise incumbents this early in the campaign and it's the latest signal of how tough a fight Pryor is in to retain his seat.
While both hauled in big sums, neither candidate did much to increase their money in the bank, a sign of how expensive the race has already become. Cotton added approximately $300,000 to his warchest, while Pryor's total actually dipped by about $200,000 in that period. Both candidates have already been on television with ads. Pryor is widely viewed as the most vulnerable incumbent senator facing reelection this year. Polls have found a tight race in the state.
"Arkansans are supporting Tom Cotton because he shares their values... Arkansas doesn't need a senator who will hand his voting card to Harry Reid whenever he asks for it," Cotton Campaign Manager Justin Brasell said in a statement announcing the numbers.
"Heading into the election year, Mark will have every resource to remind voters about his record as a reliable and responsible voice for Arkansas families, while drawing clear contrasts with Congressman Cotton's reckless agenda that puts his own interests ahead of Arkansans," Pryor spokesman Erik Dorey fired back.
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Pryor is going to need a bigger Bible.
[reference to a recent ad he ran where he was holding a Bible]
But, haven’t you seen Pryor’s adverts with him holding a BIBLE to show he is one with the people!
We tossed Blanche Lincoln because she told US she would not vote for Obamacare, then she did. Now she is gone.
PRYOR IS NEXT for the heave ho! Good riddance to bad rubbish.