The Beat

Schatz Says He’s Hit $2 Million in Fundraising

·By civilbeat

Sen. Brian Schatz’s campaign this morning announced another strong period of fundraising, saying it had raised about $911,000 over the last three months. That brings to about $2 million the total Schatz has raised for next year’s Senate election against challenger, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa.

It’s unclear to what extent Schatz is maintaining his sizable fundraising advantage over Hanabusa. Campaign reports aren’t due until July 15, and Hanabusa’s fundraising totals were not immediately available.

Schatz had reported in April that he’d raised $1.1 million. Hanabusa, who did not declare her candidacy or begin