Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenators preview bill to stop tech giants from prioritizing their own products Democrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention Tim Scott takes in .3 million in third quarter MORE (R-S.C.) raised a record-breaking $109.1 million for his 2020 reelection campaign, a number touted by his campaign as the most of any Republican Senate candidate in history.
Graham spent $96.4 million over the course of his reelection campaign, of which $49.1 million was spent between Oct. 1 and Nov. 5.
Of note, Graham raised the most money, $5.1 million, the day that the Senate Judiciary Committee, which he chairs, advanced Justice Amy Coney BarrettAmy Coney BarrettBiden's Supreme Court reform study panel notes 'considerable' risks to court expansion Couric says she edited Ginsburg interview to 'protect' justice from criticism Why Latinos need Supreme Court reform MORE’s nomination to the full Senate for a vote.
Graham’s campaign had over $11 million in cash on hand as of Nov. 23.
In addition, Graham has raised $2.4 million since Election Day to help Sens. David PerdueDavid PerdueDraft Georgia congressional lines target McBath, shore up Bourdeaux Trump stokes GOP tensions in Georgia GOP sees Biden crises as boon for midterm recruitment MORE (R-Ga.) and Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerDraft Georgia congressional lines target McBath, shore up Bourdeaux Warnock picks up major abortion rights group's endorsement in reelection bid Trump endorses Hershel Walker for Georgia Senate seat MORE (R-Ga.) in critical Senate runoff races in Georgia that will determine which party controls the upper chamber.
Graham defeated Democratic challenger Jaime HarrisonJaime HarrisonDemocrats fret as longshot candidates pull money, attention DNC unveils new ads targeting minority voters in Virginia's governors race Tim Scott takes in .3 million in third quarter MORE in November to retain his Senate seat as South Carolina had emerged as a close contest amid record fundraising. The Democrat turned heads when he raised $57 million in the third quarter of 2020 alone, setting an all-time fundraising record for a U.S. Senate candidate.
Harrison's head-turning fundraising hauls helped fuel a closer-than-expected race and prompting warnings from Graham in the final weeks that he was getting “killed financially” by a Democratic wave of cash.
The South Carolina senator outraised Harrison from Oct. 15 to Nov. 23.