Cantwell has $4.6M in bank for re-election bid

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell is well ahead of her Republican challenger in fundraising for her re-election bid.

According to filings this week with the Federal Election Commission, Cantwell raised $1.2 million during the first three months of the year compared to the $188,000 raised by state Sen. Michael Baumgartner of Spokane. Overall, Cantwell's fundraising report shows she has $4.6 million in cash to spend, compared to Baumgartner's $144,600.

Cantwell is seeking her third term in office.

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Information from: The Seattle Times, http://www.seattletimes.com