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The cash contest: Candidates in key House races rolling in cash

Posted by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger under Minnesota legislature, Democrats, Republicans Updated: July 29, 2014 - 3:19 PM

By Rachel E. Stassen-Berger and Glenn Howatt

Candidates in competitive House races are hauling in cash, with five races topping the $100,000 mark in candidate fundraising alone.

These expensive races, according to fundraising reports released Tuesday, tend to hold several factors in common. They include a contested primary or are in swing district and sometimes both.

These costly contests are likely the ones candidates, and donors, believe are most likely to flip parties.

By House district, including money raised by all candidates:

By District:

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