Freshman Rep. Brad Schneider, D-Ill., and his Republican opponent, former Rep. Robert Dold, each raised more than $500,000 in the first quarter.
Looking to win back the 10th District seat he lost last cycle to Schneider, Dold brought in $520,000 in the first quarter and ended March with nearly $1.3 million in cash on hand, according to figures provided first to CQ Roll Call. Schneider, who announced his fundraising numbers Tuesday morning, raised more than $550,000 and had more than $1.3 million in cash on hand at the end of the quarter.
First quarter fundraising reports, covering January through March, are due April 15 to the Federal Election Commission. Full story