The Boston Globereports:
Senator Scott Brown plans to report over $8.3 million cash on hand for his 2012 re-election campaign when he files a federal finance report on April 15, an aide said today.
The tally includes $1.7 million raised during the first quarter of the year.
By some estimates, Brown may spend up to $25 million on his campaign, in which he is seeking his first full term after replacing the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy in February 2010.
Republican Scott Brown of Massachusetts is up for reelection in 2012.