Tim Scott takes in $8.3 million in third quarter

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From THEHILL.COM

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) took close to $8.3 million into his reelection coffers in the third fundraising quarter, Politico reported.

Scott received donations from more than 82,000 donors in that quarter and has raised nearly $20 million since the beginning of this year, the news outlet reported, citing a source familiar with the campaign. This quarter came in below the $9.6 million the South Carolina Republican fundraised in the second quarter, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) filings.

In late June, Scott announced that he would be seeking reelection. He is also considered a possible 2024 GOP presidential contender, depending on whether former President Trump enters the race.

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