Brownback leads in race for campaign contributons

Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback is far out-pacing Democrat Tom Holland in the race for campaign funds. For the period from July 23 through Oct. 21, Brownback had nearly $1.2 million in cash on hand, raised $864,000 and spent $1.4 million. He had approximately $634,000 cash on hand at the end of the reporting period.

Holland started with $103,000 cash on hand, raised $366,000 and spent $395,000 leaving him about $74,000

In the remaining statewide races, Democrats raised more funds than their Republican opponents.

Attorney General Steve Six received $368,000 during the reporting period, compared with Republican Derek Schmidt's $283,000.

Secretary of State Chris Biggs raised $218,000, compared with $137,000 by the GOP's Kris Kobach.

State Treasurer Dennis McKinney raised $116,000 to Republican Ron Estes' $64,000.

By Scott Rothschild


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