Jim Matheson and Mia Love are stockpiling, and spending, cash ahead of their possible rematch in 2014.
The latest fundraising numbers have both Mathson and Love with nearly $700,000 in their war chests. Matheson has $678,418 on hand, while Love has $671,842.
Love has been the more aggressive fundraiser, pulling in $589,679 to Matheson’s $278,428 during the latest quarter.
Love has been on a spending tear as well. The latest report show her campaign spending $374,054 to Matheson’s $60,478.
Most of Love’s spending has been on direct mail, campaign consulting and other costs one would associate with getting a campaign off the ground.
The lion’s share of Matheson’s fundraising has come from PACs. He pulled in more than $243,000 from political action committees during the quarter, while Love pulled in $568,509 from individual contributions – most of those below the federal reporting limit.