AUGUSTA – Democrat Emily Cain is raising money at a faster clip than U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, but she still trails the Republican by more than $1 million in cash on hand.

Cain is vying to unseat Poliquin in a rematch in Maine’s northern district. She outraised him by $56,000 in the first three months of 2016. That’s according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.

Cain raised $385,000 to Poliquin’s $329,000 from Jan. 1 to March 31.

Considerable money is flowing to both candidates in a race that’s darwn national attention. Cain lost to Poliquin by 5 percentage points in 2014.

In total, Poliquin has raised $2.2 million and has $1.8 million in the bank after expenses.

Cain has raised $1.2 million and has $785,000 in cash on hand.


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