Election 2020: Tracking candidate fundraising ahead of the June 9 primary

051820 Marietta: Voters wear masks and cast their ballots at least six feet apart the first day of early voting at the Cobb County Board of Elections & Registration on Monday afternoon, May 18, 2020, in Marietta.
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051820 Marietta: Voters wear masks and cast their ballots at least six feet apart the first day of early voting at the Cobb County Board of Elections & Registration on Monday afternoon, May 18, 2020, in Marietta.

Credit: Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.com

Credit: Curtis Compton, ccompton@ajc.com

Candidates running for federal offices, including the U.S. Senate and House, were required to submit fundraising reports covering April 1 through May 20.

Here is an snapshot of how select candidates in Georgia’s high-profile races have filled their coffers. Fundraising is just one method to gauge a campaign’s viability.

Early voting and voting-by-mail is already underway ahead of the June 9 primary in Georgia. For more information about the candidates and their campaigns, visit the AJC elections page.

U.S. Senate Democratic primary vs. Perdue

Jon Ossoff, a second-time candidate who owns a media company, raised $739,299 and has $950,850 in his account.

Former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson raised $351,964 and loaned her campaign another $50,000. She ended the period with $236,985 in the bank.

Business woman and former lieutenant governor nominee Sarah Riggs Amico gave another $160,000 to her campaign and raised $77,381 during this period. She has $177,771 in cash on hand.

U.S. Sen. David Perdue does not have a Republican primary opponent, but he reported raising $544,940, including $62,817 from a joint fundraising committee. He has $9.3 million in cash on hand.

Congressional District 6 Republican Primary vs. McBath

Former Congresswoman Karen Handel collected $129,605 during this period and ended it with $957,733 in her account.

Joe Profit, a business man and former pro football player, raised $108,271 and has $198,412 in cash on hand.

U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath does not have a Democratic primary opponent, but she reported $499,620 in fundraising and has $2.9 million in her account.

Congressional District 7 Republican Primary

State Sen. Renee Unterman raised $63,319 this period and has $459,817 in cash on hand.

Emergency room Dr. Rich McCormick received $96,321 in donations and has $209,211 in his account.

Former Home Depot executive Lynne Homrich collected $9,120 in contributions and loaned her campaign another $30,000. She has $191,851 in the bank.

Mark Gonsalves, a businessman, raised $15,899 and has $114,285 in cash on hand.

Congressional District 7 Democratic Primary

Carolyn Bourdeaux, an educator and second-time candidate, raised $133,039  and has $644,683 in cash on hand.

State Sen. Zahra Karinshak received $115,196 in contributions and ended the period with $349,725 in the bank.

Nabilah Islam, a former campaign worker, collected $74,475 and has $52,010 in her account.

Former Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves raised $5,542 and loaned his campaign $4,205. He ended the period with $54,851 in the bank.

Congressional District 9 Republican Primary

State Rep. Kevin Tanner received $147,190 in contributions and loaned his campaign another $50,000. He ended the period with $151,903 in the bank.

State Rep. Matt Gurtler raised $114,615 and has $107,624 in cash on hand.

State Sen. John Wilkinson collected $46,845 and ended the period with $75,409 in the bank.

Former Congressman Paul Broun received $52,391 in contributions and has $61,558 in his account.

Attorney and party activist Ethan Underwood raised $41,100 and loaned his campaign another $8,000. He has $62,422 in cash on hand.

Congressional District 13 Democratic Primary

Incumbent U.S. Rep. David Scott reported contributions totaling $30,216 for this period, and he has $240,801 in cash on hand.

Former state Rep. Keisha Sean Waites reported $875 in contributions and no spending, meaning that amount is also her balance.

Reports for other candidates in this race are not available, including former East Point Mayor Jannquell Peters and former Cobb County  Democratic Party Chairman Michael Owens.

Congressional District 14 Republican Primary

Businesswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene raised $90,246 and has $139,185 in her account.

Neurosurgeon John Cowan received $77,720 in contributions and loaned his campaign $100,000. He has $125,174 in cash on hand.

Former state Rep. Bill Hembree collected $1,600 this period and has $48,736 in the bank.

Ben Bullock, a veteran and real estate manager, received $10,629 in donations and has $43032 in cash on hand.

Veteran and attorney Clayton Fuller raised $19,825 and loaned his campaign another $100,000. He ends the period with $28,446 in his account.

Read more: Perdue, Warnock lead Georgia field in fundraising in Senate races