POLITICS: Slaughter leads Brooks in campaign funds

Louise Slaughter. FILE PHOTO

Maggie Brooks. FILE PHOTO

BY JEREMY MOULE

Over the last two months, Democrat Louise Slaughter has outraised her Republican opponent Maggie Brooks. Brooks is challenging Slaughter, the incumbent, for the newly-drawn 25th Congressional District seat.

Between April 1 and June 6, Slaughter raised $242,396.35, while Brooks raised $185,652.72. Slaughter also spent more over that two-month period and has more cash on hand: she has $688,558.16 to Brooks’ $367,582.72.

During the previous reporting period, which covered January 1 through March 31, Brooks outraised Slaughter. Brooks raised $252,195.41 to Slaughter’s $205,070.55.

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