The story line has reversed on Ro Khanna, challenger for congress against seven-time incumbent Mike Honda in California’s Santa Clara Valley (Photo by Photologue_np).
In the primary, the media focused on Khanna’s huge fundraising advantage over Honda. He at one point had raised nearly four times more money than Honda.
A story in the Mercury News points out it is now Honda with the fundraising advantage. He has $1.06 million left in his campaign chest compared to Khanna’s $629,000.
Khanna spent $120 for every vote he received compared to Honda spending $34 per vote.
“With the money that Honda now has and the 20-point differential, the Khanna people are going to have to do some pretty extraordinary work to make it happen,” said political science professor Larry Gerston. ”
What does Khanna’s campaign say about all this. You can read about that in the Mercury News .