Paul Ryan is off to a huge lead in fundraising. If Zerban is going to defeat Ryan, he’s going to need a lot of financial support to do it.
No surprise, the incumbent has a much easier time raising money than the challenger. Rob Zerban only has $225,000 on hand, but Ryan has $4.2 million in his war-chest. According to OpenSecrets, here’s who holds Paul Ryan’s leash.
Here’s a look at the two candidate, Ryan and Zerban.
Notice that Zerban has actually put in more than $100,000 of his own money.