Gardner campaign outraises Udall in third quarter fundraising

Lynn Bartels --- The Denver Post 

That loud yell you heard from the Denver Tech Center this morning was Republican Congressman Cory Gardner’s campaign learning they had outraised Democratic Sen. Mark Udall’s campaign in third-quarter fundraising.

Gardner raised $4.3 million from July 1 through Sept. 30, while Udall raised $4 million.

The two are locked in one of the most closely watched races in the nation and square off tonight in Pueblo for their third senatorial debate of the week. The Denver Post debatewas Tuesday.

“After trailing in six of the last seven polls, Sen. Udall couldn’t afford to get outraised and he did,” said Michael Short, spokesman for the Republican National Committee.

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