Jared Golden has an enormous fundraising head begin on his Republican opponents

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U.S. Rep. Jared Golden is off to an enormous fundraising head begin over the Republicans vying to oust him within the 2024 marketing campaign.

It doesn’t imply the third-term Democrat is unbeatable, however the three Republicans vying for the chance to oust him have low profiles and quite a bit to show. That was underscored by the large fundraising determine posted this weekend by Golden and subpar ones from two Republicans.

The incumbent raised $1.4 million by Sept. 30, whereas challengers Robert Cross of Dedham and state Rep. Michael Soboleski of Phillips introduced in $58,000 and $13,000, respectively. Up to date filings by the tip of final month have been due over the weekend.