Newark Mayor Booker Fundraising for 4 Senate Races

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July 26 (Bloomberg) -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker, the frontrunner in New Jersey’s special election to replace the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg, has proven adept at raising cash. Hans Nichols reports on Bloomberg Television's "Bottom Line." (Source: Bloomberg)

Election to replace frank lautenberg's see.

Hans nichols has more on that story.

It is quadruple dipping.

He is accepting $10,000 contributions sec to replace the late frank lautenberg in the u.s. senate.

This is giving him a huge cash advantage for the august 13 primary.

Booker is raising money for four different contests.

He is able to multiply his contributions by four.

The federal limit per election is $2600. in a special election, there are two races.

The primary and a special election for the vacant seat.

You also have the previously scheduled general election in 2014 with a primary and then the actual general election.

For democratic diehards who are electrified by the mayors who rescued a neighbor from a fire and lived on food stamps for one week, writing a check for $10,400. booker raised another $2 million has some bold names backing him up, christy walton, mark zuckerberg, ben affleck all exceeding the $2600 limit.

He is taking advantage of the calendar chris christie set leading to four elections in two years, but he will have some competition along the way.

Frank malone started with $3.5 million in the bank.

Rush hope is an and booker is leading in most of the polls, 52% in a quinnipiac survey.

If booker does manage to lose the first election, the primary,

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