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Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Senate candidates who won the race for cash

Here are the winners in the race for cash in the Senate primary contests in Northern Virginia as of June 30, the last reporting period, according to the Virginia Public Access Project, a nonpartisan tracker of money in politics.

* In the new 13th Senate District, which takes in parts of Loudoun and Prince William counties, Prince William Supervisor John T. Stirrup had $81,726 in the bank. Former Loudoun delegate Dick Black had $60,525 and Prince William chief deputy clerk and small-business owner Bob FitzSimmonds had $28,279.

* In the 36th Senate District seat held by Sen. Toddy Puller (D), Jeffrey M. Frederick, former leader of the Republican Party of Virginia and Prince William delegate, had $90,370. His opponent Tito Munoz — better known as “Tito the Builder” — the owner of a small construction business who made a name for himself when he appeared onstage with former Alaska governor Sarah Palin during the 2008 presidential campaign, had just $10,978.

* In the 37th Senate District, which is represented by David W. Marsden (D) and includes Fairfax, two Republicans are running in the primary. Jason Flanary, executive director of CapNet, which lobbies on technology issues, had $47,458. His Republican rival, Steve Hunt, a retired naval flight officer and former Fairfax school board member who ran for the seat before, had $15,303.

* In the 39th Senate District held by Sen. George Barker (D), which includes Fairfax and Prince William as well as Alexandria, Miller Baker, a constitutional lawyer at a Washington firm, had a hefty $112,311. His Republican opponent, Scott Martin , an assistant dean and associate professor at George Mason University, had $38,170.

* In the 31st district, which is held by retiring Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D) and includes parts of Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun counties, Arlington County Board member Barbara Favola had $112,909. Her Democratic opponent, Jaime Areizaga-Soto, who formerly worked for the general counsel’s office at the U.S. Agency for International Development, had $41,137.

* In the 30th district, which is held by retiring Sen. Patsy Ticer (D) and includes parts of Arlington and Fairfax as well as Alexandria, Arlington School Board member Libby Garvey finished with $88,815 in the bank. Del. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) had $70,388, and Alexandria City Council member Rob Krupicka had $44,773.

By  |  05:23 PM ET, 07/18/2011

 
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