Fundraising wrap-up: Stragglers post low totals

• Former Sen. George LeMieux (R-Fla.) raised just $305,000 and has $1.2 million on hand for his fight for Sen. Bill Nelson's (D-Fla.) seat. The front-runner in the GOP primary, Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.), raised a million dollars in the same period. Nelson hasn't released his totals but had $8.5 million saved up as of the end of 2011.

• Former Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) raised $700,000 and did not announce his total cash on hand, a big dip from the nearly $1 million he brought in last quarter. The GOP primary front-runner was outraised by a two-to-one margin by Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), who raised $1.5 million and has $7 million in the bank. Conservative activist Clark Durant (R) also kept pace with Hoekstra, bringing in close to $600,000. He has $1.5 million for the race, plenty to give Hoekstra headaches.


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• Nebraska state Sen. Deb Fischer (R) raised a meager $61,000 for her Senate bid, continuing her trend of underwhelming on the fundraising end. Fischer has raised barely $350,000 throughout the campaign and has less than $200,000 on hand. The front-running Republican, state Attorney General Jon Bruning, raised $530,000 during the quarter, while former Democratic Sen. Bob Kerrey (Neb.) topped $900,000.


• Democrat Susan Bysiewicz, who is running for Connecticut’s open Senate seat, brought in $360,000 and has a little more then $1 million in the bank. That’s less than half of the $855,000 raised by state Rep. Chris Murphy, Bysiewicz’s competition in the Democratic primary. Murphy also has a 3-to-1 advantage over Bysiewicz in cash on hand.

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• Joseph Kennedy III, the son of former Rep. Joseph Kennedy II (D-Mass.) and grandson of former Sen. Robert Kennedy (D-N.Y.), topped $1.3 million in his first quarter in the race to replace retiring Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.). Kennedy’s haul makes him one of the top House performers — especially for a newcomer.

• Rep. David Rivera (R-Fla.) raised barely $100,000, a number that is sure to spark Republican concerns about his reelection prospects amid ongoing ethics issues. Rivera has almost $180,000 on hand, but his campaign also owes vendors and consultants more than $150,000.

• Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) raised less than $150,000 and was badly outraised by Democrat Val Demings, who brought in $330,000 during the same quarter. Webster has almost $400,000 on hand, compared to about $485,000 for Demings.

• Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) brought in $355,000 during the quarter and has almost $1.2 million saved up for her reelection. Her campaign said three out of four dollars raised were from those in South Dakota.

• Rep. Ben Chandler (D-Ky.) raised more than $220,000 and has just over $1 million in the bank. That's slightly more than the $180,000 raised by Republican Andy Barr, who lost to Chandler in 2010 and is seeking a rematch.

• Rep. John Tierney (D-Mass.) raised more than $320,000, getting out-raised for the second consecutive quarter by Richard Tisei, his Republican challenger. Tisei raised $350,000. Tierney maintains the advantage in cash on hand, with almost $800,000, compared to Tisei’s $454,000.

This post was updated at 6:30 p.m.