By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • firstname.lastname@example.org
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Tuesday was the deadline for candidates in the Alabama U.S. Senate race to report their financial haul for the third fundraising quarter of 2019, which ended on September 30.
U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) reported $2 million raised in this quarter, bringing his total for this election cycle to $9.25 million with $5 million cash on hand.
The Republican candidates seeking to challenge Jones, reported the following numbers:
- Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore reported $63,000 in the third quarter for a total of $80,000 in the cycle with $34,000 cash on hand
- Businessman Stanley Adair of Haleyville reported $149,000 during the third quarter with a balance of $3,000 to end the quarter
- State Rep. Arnold Mooney raised $243,000 in third quarter contributions for a total of $541,000 with $386,000 cash on hand
- Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill received $378,000 in contributions during the third quarter and has raised $595,000 total with $738,000 cash on hand. Merrill's campaign also took out a loan of $250,000 during the quarter.
- Former Auburn Head Coach Tommy Tuberville reported $373,000 for a total of $794,000. Tuberville loaned his campaign $1 million dollars. He ends the quarter with $1.5 million cash on hand.
- U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne reported $2.5 million cash on hand and raised $408,000 during the third quarter.
The election for U.S. Senate will coincide with Alabama's presidential primary on March 3, 2020.