Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Kansas Senate

Last update: Oct. 21, 2014 | 2:16 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $5,317,462
Total candidate spending: $4,284,103
Total outside spending: $8,934,929
Candidate + outside spending: $13,219,032

Incumbent: Pat Roberts (R)
Rothenberg Political Report rates this seat: Pure Toss-up

Next scheduled election: general to be held 11/4/14

Candidates

These are candidates who have filed paperwork to report fundraising with the Federal Elections Commission; they may not actually appear on the ballot. Only candidates who have reported raising at least $1,000, or who have been targeted by $1,000 or more in independent expenditures are shown.

Candidate (Party) Incumbent Cash on hand Cash on hand date Candidate Fundraising Candidate Spending Outside Spending For Outside Spending Against
ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y $1,445,897 7/16/14 $3,389,190 $2,830,187 $2,242,337 $2,224,972
WOLF, MILTON (R)
Lost in primary
N $94,948 7/16/14 $1,068,018 $973,071 $243,782 $0
ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N $361,592 7/16/14 $670,678 $309,085 $194,261 $4,029,575
TAYLOR, CHADWICK J (D) N $1,673 7/16/14 $130,097 $128,423 $0 $0
WIESNER, PATRICK (D)
Lost in primary
N $13,133 7/16/14 $50,601 $37,466 $0 $0
SMITH, S.J. (R)
Lost in primary
N $3,006 7/16/14 $6,365 $3,358 $0 $0
BARNHART, SCOTT J (None) N $0 7/3/13 $2,513 $2,513 $0 $0

Recent Independent Expenditures

The most recent independent expenditures of $5,000 or more targeting candidates in this race are listed below. See all of this race's independent expenditures.

Committee Candidate Support
Oppose
Payee Amount Date Purpose
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Redprint Strategy, LLC - Arlington, VA $11,979 2014-10-21 TV Ad Production Cost
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Starboard Strategic, Inc. - Annapolis, MD $140,265 2014-10-21 TV Advertising
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Starboard Strategic, Inc. - Annapolis, MD $64,012 2014-10-21 Internet Advertising
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Prolist, Inc. - Gaithersburg, MD $9,962 2014-10-20 Production of postcard
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Prolist, Inc. - Gaithersburg, MD $59,939 2014-10-20 Postage for postcard

Independent Expenditure Summary

The amounts below are totals of all independent expenditures made for or against a candidate, regardless of amount. Only groups who have spent at least $1,000 on independent expenditures altogether are shown. For more, see all independent expenditures made in this race.

Committee Candidate Incumbent Office Sought Support / Oppose Total outside spending
FREEDOM PARTNERS ACTION FUND INC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$1,825,361
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$1,133,018
COMMITTEE TO ELECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$828,920
MAYDAY PAC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$807,999
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS CONGRESSIONAL FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$690,279
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$600,490
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$524,186
SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$498,995
AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION PAC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$431,149
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$296,240
COMMITTEE TO ELECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$194,262
AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL, INC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$165,185
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$157,427
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$150,428
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$149,803
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$111,236
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$89,058
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$65,133
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS/ SAVE AMERICAS FREE ENTERPRISE TRUST ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$58,470
GEAUX PAC WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$55,000
AMERICAN CROSSROADS ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$44,500
FIGHT FOR TOMORROW WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$16,241
WOMEN SPEAK OUT PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$15,723
FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$7,555
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$7,380
MADISON ACTION FUND; THE WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$6,200
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