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Rouzer has cash lead in NC7 race over Barfield, Casteen

The three candidates running to succeed Mike McIntyre in Congress have each filed their second quarter fundraising reports The three candidates running to succeed Mike McIntyre in Congress have each filed their second quarter fundraising reports
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -

Republican David Rouzer has a cash advantage over the two other candidates running to replace Mike McIntyre as the Representative for North Carolina's  3rd Congressional District. Rouzer, Democrat Jonathan Barfield and Libertarian J. Wesley Casteen all filed second quarter fundraising reports this week with the Federal Elections Commission.

Rouzer, the former state Senator from Johnston County who lost the race for the Third District seat to McIntyre in 2012 by less than 700 votes, reports having $90,021.02 cash on hand at the end of June.

According to FEC reports, the David Rouzer for Congress committee raised $212,966.48 in the second quarter, with more than $106,000 coming from Political Action Committees. Rouzer's committee also spent $404,284.97 in the second quarter, a result of a contentious GOP primary race against candidates Woody White and Chris Andrade.

To see the latest report filed by Rouzer's committee click here: http://1.usa.gov/1wwmMNs.

Barfield, the current New Hanover County Commissioner who won the Democratic nomination, raised $9,891.45 in the period between April 1 and June 30, and records show none of the donations came from PAC groups.

The Barfield for Congress committee reports $5,916.45 cash on hand entering the second half of 2014.

To see the latest report filed by Barfield's committee, click here: http://1.usa.gov/1nbTjIU.

Casteen, an attorney from Wilmington, filed his first FEC quarterly report since entering the race. Casteen for Congress raised $18,340 in the second quarter, with $9,650 coming in through individual donations.

Casteen's committee reports having $3,205.57 cash on hand at the start of the third quarter.

To see the latest report filed by Casteen's committee, click here: http://1.usa.gov/1r4Mfhk.

The General Election is set for November 4.

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