October 24, 2014
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Republican Rep. Joe Heck is leading Democratic challenger Erin Bilbray in campaign fundraising in the race for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District seat.
Reports filed the Federal Election Commission show Heck raised $365,000 in the first quarter of the year and has $1.2 million cash on hand.
Bilbray's campaign reports raising about $271,000 from January through March, ending the period with $426,000 cash on hand.
Heck is seeking a third term in the House of Representatives. The 3rd Congressional District seat is a major target of Democrats, who hope to reclaim it in the November election.
In Nevada's 4th District, incumbent Democratic Rep. Steven Horsford raised $220,000 during the period and has $287,000 cash on hand.
Republican challengers Niger Innis and Cresent Hardy each reports about $100,000 in the bank.
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