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Gabbard outpaces Hannemann in April-June fundraising for U.S. House race

City Councilwoman Tulsi Gabbard led all 2nd Congressional District candidates in fundraising in the second quarter of 2012, according to contribution reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.Gabbard’s campaign raised $320,505 from April 1 through June 30, outpacing former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann’s campaign, which closed the quarter with $252,392 in contributions.Gabbard's total includes a $10,000 loan from the candidate.Bob Marx’s campaign raised $49,135, of which $38,500 came from the candidate.Esther Kia'aina campaign reported $21,022 in contributions, which includes $12,122 in loans and donations from the candidate.Gabbard’s strong quarter raises her campaign’s total receipts to $891,320, with $540,516 in cash on hand.Hannemann’s campaign remains in the overall lead with $1,041,884 in donations and $503,754 in cash on hand.