Rick Crawford Raises $253K for Re-Election Bid

Rick Crawford Raises $235K for Re-Election Bid

LITTLE ROCK – Republican Congressman Rick Crawford’s campaign says he’s raised more than $253,000 over the past three months for his re-election bid.

The Arkansas lawmaker’s campaign said Thursday that he has more than $618,000 cash on hand for his re-election bid. Crawford is seeking a second term representing east Arkansas’ 1st District. The campaign said he raised a little more than $253,000 between April 1 and June 30.

Crawford’s campaign said the amount surpasses the $159,000 he had raised during the same quarter during his 2010 bid.

Crawford faces Democratic nominee Scott Ellington, a local prosecutor, in the November election.

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