Cotton outraises Pyror in Arkansas Senate race

July 14, 2014
FILE - In this March 14, 2013, file photo Arkansas Republican Rep. Tom Cotton attends the 40th annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Md. A person familiar with the congressman’s plans said Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the freshman congressman plans to announce his bid next week to challenge two-term incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor in next year’s elections. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, File)
FILe: Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP, File)

Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) outraised Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) during the second quarter of the year, bringing in about $2.3 million to Pryor's $1.5 million.

Cotton is running against Pryor in one of the most crucial battleground contests of 2014. The Republican announced his haul on Monday morning; Pryor released his totals on Friday.

Neither campaign Pryor's campaign said it ended June with with $4.1 million in the bank. Cotton's campaign did not release its cash on hand total.

Second quarter campaign finance reports must be submitted to the Federal Election Commission by Tuesday.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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