Campaign Contributions for the Special Election for California's 36th Congressional District (Updated July 13)

July 13, 2011 - The special election to replace retired Rep. Jane Harman took place on Tuesday, July 12, in which Democrat Janice Hahn, a Los Angeles councilwoman, defeated Republican Craig Huey, a small business owner.

According to a MapLight analysis, as of Tuesday, July 12, Hahn had raised just over $1.3 million dollars, with over $873,000 coming from contributions provided by individuals and $438,000 coming from PACs. Huey had raised almost $1.1 million, including over $883,000 in self-financing. The remainder of Huey's contributions are comprised of over $153,000 from individuals and just over $31,000 from PACs.

Campaign Contributions for the Special Election for California's 36th Congressional District
(does not include contributions of less than $1,000 since Jun. 22)

Jan. 1, 2011 - July 9, 2011 Janice Hahn (D)      Craig Huey (R)
From Individuals $873,362 $153,321
From PACs $438,000 $31,151
From Candidate (incl. loans)      $- $883,025
Total Contributions $1,311,362 $1,067,497

Campaign Finance Summary Based on Pre-Election Reports Filed June 30, 2011 (Updated July 12)

Jan. 1, 2011 - June 22, 2011 Janice Hahn (D)      Craig Huey (R)
Total Contributions Received      $1,086,462 $145,846
-- from Individuals $790,962 $137,321
-- from PACs $295,500 $8,500
-- from Candidate $- $25
Total Loans from Candidate $- $695,000
     
Total Receipts $1,086,462 $840,846
Total Disbursements $763,113 $782,627
     
Cash on Hand $323,349 $58,219

Methodology: A MapLight analysis of campaign contributions data from the Federal Election Commission.

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