Hassan raises record $3.25M in second quarter

Hassan raises record $3.25M in second quarter
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New Hampshire Sen. Maggie HassanMargaret (Maggie) HassanOvernight Hillicon Valley — Majority supports national data privacy standards, poll finds Senator calls on agencies to take action to prevent criminal cryptocurrency use Trump praises NH Senate candidate as Sununu weighs own bid MORE's (D) reelection campaign said she raised a record $3.25 million in the second quarter of the year, coming into July with $6.5 million on hand. 

Hassan's campaign told WMUR in Manchester, N.H., that Hassan's haul and her cash-on-hand total were both records for any Senate candidate running in the Granite State's history. 

The incumbent senator's second-quarter haul brings her fundraising total to $11.7 million. Ninety-two percent of all campaign donations in the quarter were less than $100. 

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Hassan's latest fundraising record follows her first-quarter fundraising record of a $2.9 million haul and $4.4 million in cash-on-hand. 

New Hampshire's Senate race is slated to be one of the most competitive races next year. Republicans and Democrats each hold 50 seats in the Senate with Vice President Harris serving as a tie-breaking vote for Democrats. 

The Cook Political Report rates the race as "likely Democratic."

Senate Republican leaders have pushed New Hampshire Sen. Chris SununuChris SununuTrump praises NH Senate candidate as Sununu weighs own bid Hassan launches first ad of reelection bid focusing on veterans' issues White House welcomes fight with GOP governors over vaccine mandates MORE (R) to launch a challenge against Hassan, but the governor has yet to make a decision. Sununu told WMUR last week he likely will not make a decision until the fall or winter of 2021.