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 Farrand BennetBuild Back Better Act must include funding to restore forests, make communities resilient and create jobs Interior reverses Trump, moves BLM headquarters back to DC Conservation group says it will only endorse Democrats who support .5T spending plan 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.