Republicans need a net gain of 5 seats to win a majority in the House in the 2022 midterm elections
Building on resources aimed at regaining a majority of the House of Representatives in the mid-term 2022, the House Republican election arm says it raised $12.2 million in fundraising last month, marking an off-election year There is a record for
And the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) also reported early Thursday that it brought in $25.8 million during fundraising during the third quarter of July-September. And the committee highlighted that they have raised $105 million from the start of the year to the end of September, which they say is a “massive” 74% increase over the first nine months of 2019, compared to the comparable period in the previous year. Is. election cycle.
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NRCC’s fundraising figures, previously shared with Granthshala News and a few other news organizations, also put the committee’s cash at $65 million as of October 1, which is roughly what they have at this point in the 2020 election cycle. was triple.
NRCC President Representative Tom Emmer claimed that “voters are ready to sack Nancy Pelosi and hold the failed Biden administration accountable.” The Minnesota Republican extended a special thanks to “Leader Kevin McCarthy, Whip Steve Scalise, our Republican convention, and the thousands of generous donors who have made these record-breaking fundraising totals possible.”
And he alleged that “House Democrats are rushing to the exit because they know their days in the majority are numbered and we look forward to keeping the pressure up.”
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The NRCC says its third quarter is a $10 million increase from what it brought in during the third quarter, comparable to the previous election cycle. But the money raised over the past three months is less than the committee’s record $45.4 million during the second quarter of April-June.
The NRCC also highlighted that McCarthy transferred $19.4 million to the NRCC so far this year, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise transferred $10.3 million, and House GOP Conference Speaker Alice Stefnik transferred $1.2 million .
The rival Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) has yet to announce its third-quarter figures. DCCC invested approximately $36.5 million during the second quarter. And he reported last month that he entered debt-free in September, with $53.3 million in his coffers.
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The GOP controlled the House for eight years before losing a majority in the chamber in the mid-term 2018 amid a wave of House Democrats.
But when Republicans lost a majority in the White House and Senate in the 2020 elections, they defied expectations in a House battle and took a big bite out of Democrats’ majority in November’s elections. To regain control of the chamber, the GOP only needs a net gain of five seats in the mid-term next year.