DFL Rep. Collin Peterson reports raising nearly $70,000 in the 3rd quarter and has $609,000 heading into the 2012 election.
Peterson, who represents Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District, filed his campaign finance report this week. He raised the bulk of the money in the 3rd quarter, $57,000, from political action committees.
Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District includes western Minnesota. Republican Lee Byberg is running against Peterson. He has not filed his 3rd Quarter campaign finance report yet.
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