Out-of-state money boosts Collins after Supreme Court vote

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Recordsdata existing that Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins had the very most fascinating fundraising quarter of her occupation after she delivered a pivotal vote that helped seat Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Bangor Every day Recordsdata reports that after announcing her decision to vote in favor of Kavanaugh’s nomination at some stage in a speech on the Senate ground in early October, Collins raised $1.8 million in the final quarter of 2018.

Federal Election Rate data existing that of the nearly $900,000 Collins got from particular particular person donors who contributed extra than $200 to her campaign, factual $19,000 came from folk with Maine addresses.

Collins’ deputy campaign treasurer Amy Abbott says they made an effort to have faith a right quarter to existing Collins is “ready to plod a full of life campaign in 2020.”

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