...particularly in the race between Democratic Rep. Ron Klein and Republican Allen West, who has raised more than $1.4 million between April 1 and June 30, nearly triple the haul of about $510,000 by Klein.
In his second quest to unseat Klein, who represents a swing district in Broward and Palm Beach counties, West beat his own fundraising record this quarter: Last quarter he raised $840,000. West has now raised about $3.5 million while Klein has raised about $2.4 million.
But thanks to leftover money from a previous election cycle, Klein is ahead in cash on hand with $2.9 million to West's war chest of almost $2.2 million.In Miami-Dade, Haitian-American Rudolph "Rudy'' Moise continues to bring in more money than established Democrats trying to replace Rep. Kendrick Meek, who is running for the U.S. Senate.
But the race attracting most campaign dollars in Miami-Dade is the contest to replace Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart for a district that spans west to Collier County.
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