Jason Kander rising up among Democrats in fundraising

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016 file photo, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jason Kander waits to greet voters outside a polling place in St. Louis. Kander’s “Outside the Wire: Ten Lessons I've Learned in Everyday Courage” is coming out Aug. 7. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

MISSOURI Former Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander is in New Hampshire--raising money for the Democratic Party there.

The party's Twitter account claims Kander helped fire up a sold out crowd at the annual McIntryre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner.

Kander was also the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate for Missouri in 2016, barely losing to incumbent Senator Roy Blunt.

After losing the election, Kander founded an organization dedicated to ending voter suppression and gerrymandering called Let America Vote.

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