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Takano edges Tavaglione in fundraising

January 31, 2012 |  5:28 pm

 Community college trustee Mark Takano, a Democrat,  has out raised his Republican rival for a new, open congressional district seat, campaign reports showed Tuesday.

Takano reported raising $125,472 between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, bringing his total collected for the race to $285,495.  He had $212,454 left to spend and owed $8,476, according to documents filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.

Riverside County Supervisor John Tavaglione, Takano's GOP competitor, reporting raising $87,345 during the latest reporting period, bringing his total to $244,769.  Tavagliano began the year with $178,690 in his campaign treasury and reported $31,978 in debts, the FEC records showed.

Democrats hold a registration edge in the new district but both major parties are likely to target the race.


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