By MARY SELL, Alabama Daily News
Mobile County Commissioner Jerry Carl leads campaign fundraising in the GOP race to replace Congressman Bradley Byrne in Alabama’s 1st Congressional District.
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Carl raised in $155,866 in the third quarter, took a loan of $100,000 and spent $55,257. He has $741,307 cash on hand on hand, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
Former state Sen. Bill Hightower took in $167,882 in the quarter and has $447,611 on hand.
Current state Rep. Chris Pringle brought in $91,680 in July, August and September and spent about $70,000. He has $215,437 on hand.
Businessman Wes Lambert raised nearly $15,000 and has more than $100,000 on hand, most of it from a loan he made to his campaign earlier.
Democrats James Averhard and Kiani Gardner reported contributions and have about $10,400 and $6,700 on hand, respectively.
The district includes Baldwin, Mobile, Washington, Escambia, Monroe and Clarke counties. Byrne, a Republican, is running for U.S. Senate. Primaries are March 3, 2020.