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Rep. Critz raised $303,000 between July 1 and Sept. 30

| Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011

U.S. Rep. Mark Critz raised $303,000 between July 1 and Sept. 30, his campaign announced on Friday.

The Johnstown Democrat enters the last quarter of the year with $422,000 in the bank. Whom he runs against next year will depend on how reapportionment affects his district.

Critz could end up in a primary contest with Rep. Jason Altmire, D-McCandless, or in a general election matchup with neighboring Republican Rep. Bill Shuster. His sprawling district reaches from Armstrong County, through Cambria County and into Greene County.

"As we head into the final quarter of the year, we are in a strong financial position for re-election, and I am confident we will continue to reach our fundraising goals," Critz said.

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