Democratic Senate candidate Andrew Romanoff has sold his Colorado home and loaned his campaign $325,000, according to the Denver Post.
Romanoff will use the funds to try to defeat Sen. Michael BennetMichael BennetThe Trail 2016: The Battle for Blue Poll: Grassley, Bennet holding off challengers in Iowa, Colorado McAuliffe: I wouldn't want a 'caretaker' in Kaine's Senate seat MORE (D-Colo.) in the Aug. 10 Democratic primary.
The former state House Speaker is lagging in the fundraising race, despite having former President Clinton send out an e-mail pitch. Romanoff had raised $1.6 million and had $464,000 in cash on hand at the end of the second quarter, according to fundraising reports.
Bennet had raised almost $7.5 million and had about $2.5 million cash on hand.
Romanoff made light of the fact he had to sell his house, telling the paper: “I’m never home anyway.”
A June Denver Post/Survey USA poll had Bennet leading Romanoff by 17 points.