Incumbents in Congress grab huge cash advantage around St. Louis

The baked-in incumbent campaign cash advantage for most members of the U.S. House of Representatives is nowhere more evident than in St. Louis area’s congressional elections this year.

According to the latest Federal Election Commission filings on fundraising and spending through Sept. 30, incumbents have far outraised opponents.

In some instances, candidates with little or no opposition appear to be raising money with future elections in mind.

Read more: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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