October 15, 2015

Colorado Democrat Comes Up Short In Fundraising

Colorado Democrat Morgan Carroll’s campaign is off to a sluggish start. Yesterday The Denver Post reported that Carroll, who is looking to unseat incumbent Mike Coffman (R-CO) for the state’s 6th Congressional seat, came in well behind her opponent in cash on hand.

“Carroll has about $307,000 cash-on-hand, which is less than half the $855,000 that the Coffman campaign reported earlier this month”

The Post also notes that Carroll has brought in significantly less than Democrat Andrew Romanoff did during his unsuccessful bid for the seat in 2014.

“As another point of comparison, Democrat Andrew Romanoff raised about $515,000 in the first fundraising quarter of his ultimately unsuccessful 2014 campaign to beat Coffman, according to federal election records.”

It’s a disappointing haul for the Carroll, who was courted by the DCCC and is being backed by EMILY’s List. While Carroll’s far-left liberal record may be appealing to beltway Democrats, her fundraising numbers indicate that her policies don’t resonate with voters in her district.