With three incumbents and a fourth frontrunner, Arkansas' Congressional Republicans hold a commanding fundraising advantage over their Democratic counterparts.
FEC filings show that in the First, Second and Third Districts, GOP Congressman have been prolific with their second quarter fundraising.
In the First District, Rep. Rick Crawford (R) raised $198,801 during the quarter ending the period with $616,956 cash-on-hand.
Crawford's Democratic challenger, Scott Ellington, totaled $75,163 from the end of the primary to the end of June and had $31,105 cash-on-hand as of June 30.
In the Second District, Rep. Tim Griffin (R) raised $162,386 during the second quarter and ended it with $6
His opponent, Herb Rule (D), raised $19,712 since his last report and had $12,752 cash-on-hand.
Third District incumbent Rep. Steve Womack (R) lost his Democratic opponent, Ken Aden, who withdrew from the race after a scandal involving his military credentials.
Womack raised $210,055 in the quarter and ended June with $481,136 in the bank.
In the Fourth District, which is an open seat, frontrunner Tom Cotton (R) raised a little over $515,000 during the second quarter. He has cash-on-hand of $339,400 at the end of June.
Democrat Gene Jeffress, who has eschewed fundraising, raised $17,550 from the primary to the end of June. He ended the quarter with $5,007 cash-on-hand.
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