ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Congressman Joe Morelle has raised 12 times more than his opponent, George Mitris, in his bid to retain the 25th Congressional District seat.
Morelle, a Democrat, has raised over $1.2 million dollars while Mitris, a Republican, has raised just over $100,000, according October filings with the Federal Election Commission (FEC).
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While the campaigns differ in the amount pulled in, they also differ on where much of the money has come from.
Morelle has raised more than $800,000 from political action committees, or PACs, while Mtiris has contributed $75,000 to himself.
When it comes to individual contributions, Morelle has collected roughly $426,000 to Mitris’s $23,500.
With two weeks left until Election Day, Morelle’s filing notes around $450,000 cash on hand versus Mitris’s $23,000.