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Former Rep. Tom Campbell outpaced his two main GOP rivals in contributions over the seven-week stretch ending May 19, according to campaign finance reports filed today.

Campbell raised $989,662 in the reporting period between April 1 and May 19 and had $975,271 in cash on hand as of May 19, his campaign announced. He has raised a total of $2.6 million.

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina raised $909,833 in contributions over the same period. Fiorina had $620,460 in cash on hand as of May 19. She has raised nearly $3.7 million during her campaign.

Fiorina loaned herself an additional $1.9 million in the last week, bringing her total to $5.5 million over the course of her campaign.

Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, R-Irvine, raised $514,608 in the reporting period and has $276,614 on hand. He has raised a total of $2.34 million.

Incumbent Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, who faces no serious competition in the primary, raised $2 million over the same period and has nearly $9.7 million in cash on hand in preparation for the general election.

Boxer has had two fundraisers with President Barack Obama since April 1, one in Los Angeles that generated $500,000 for her campaign and another Tuesday in San Francisco that netted $600,000. The bulk of money from Tuesday's event was not included in the latest filing, according to her campaign.

Fiorina began airing ads statewide early this month, while Campbell launched his own ad in select markets last week. Both say they will remain on the air until the June 8 primary. DeVore does not have as much money to sustain television advertising, although he was able to run two ads statewide during Monday's series finale of the Fox show "24."

"Even I didn't expect to go on TV, but when I understood that this was the last show and that it has a conservative demographic, we decided to use some of the extra money we raised to go all in and run these two ads statewide," DeVore said after speaking Wednesday at an event hosted by the Tea Party Patriots of El Dorado Hills.

Senate candidates were required to file their final pre-primary campaign finance report today with the Federal Election Commission.

Update (4:25 p.m.): Totals for Boxer and Fiorina were corrected to reflect transfers from other committees that raised money for the candidates.



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