Democratic Rep. Mike McIntyre has raised $354,448 during the first six months of the year, while his likely GOP opponent, David Rouzer has raised $145,182, according to campaign finance reports.
McIntyre, the 7th district congressman who survived a very close election last time had $383,067 on hand in his campaign kitty as of June 30th, while Rouzer, a former state senator, had $168,269 on hand.
Most of McIntyre's money($274,028) was raised from political action committees.
The Rouzer campaign noted that it out raised McIntyre in individual donations $112,819 to $78,520 in the second quarter. The Rouzer campaign notes that Rouzer campaign notes that he did not signal his intentions to seek a rematch until April and therefore did not begin fund raising until then.
Meanwhile, Republican Rep. Walter Jones of the 3rd district, raised $155,366 in the first six months and had $133,540 cash on hand at mid-year. Jones could face a Republican primary challenge.
GOP Rep. Howard Coble of the 6th district, who is considering whether to seek another term, has raised $8,140 in the second quarter. He had $38,116 cash on hand.
Democrat Rep. David Price, who represents the 4th district, raised $144,157 and had $103,984 on hand.
Republican Rep. George Holding of the 13th district raised $280, 488 in the first six months and had $53,671 on hand.
Democratic Rep. G.K. Butterfield of the 1st district raised $143,011 and had $264,446 on hand.