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Derby is outpacing Heller in campaign fundraising

The Associated Press

WASHINGTON – Democrat Jill Derby has out-raised Republican incumbent Dean Heller during the most recent fundraising period in Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District.

Derby, the former state Democratic Party chairwoman, raised nearly $349,000 from July 24 through Sept. 30. First-term Rep. Heller raised about $202,000 in the same period.

But Heller still ended up with a cash advantage going into the final weeks of the Nov. 4 rematch. He had $406,000 cash on-hand as of Sept. 30 compared with about $245,000 for Derby.

Fundraising reports were filed Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission.

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