Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Kansas Senate

Last update: April 19, 2015 | 8:16 a.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $14,043,320
Total candidate spending: $14,810,274
Total outside spending: $17,748,709
Candidate + outside spending: $32,558,983

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

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)
Won General
Y $64,529 12/31/14 $6,699,684 $7,522,049 $2,920,474 $5,783,963
ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I)
Lost General
N $1,036 12/31/14 $5,703,400 $5,702,323 $1,016,968 $7,783,520
WOLF, MILTON (R)
Lost in primary
N $46,888 12/31/14 $1,334,879 $1,287,992 $243,782 $0
TAYLOR, CHADWICK J (D)
Withdrew or not on ballot
N $4,732 12/31/14 $238,694 $233,960 $0 $0
WIESNER, PATRICK (D)
Lost in primary
N $2,653 12/31/14 $51,081 $48,425 $0 $0
SMITH, S.J. (R)
Lost in primary
N $56 12/31/14 $13,069 $13,012 $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
REINVENTING A NEW DIRECTION - RANDPAC ROBERTS, PAT
Support
STRATEGIC MEDIA PLACEMENT INC. - DELAWARE, OH $100,000 2015-01-31 MEDIA
NOW OR NEVER PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
Smart Media Group LLC - Alexandria, VA $30,000 2014-12-04 nedia purchase
NOW OR NEVER PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
Smart Media Group LLC - Alexandria, VA $150,000 2014-12-04 media production and placement
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Starboard Strategic, Inc. - Annapolis, MD $64,012 2014-12-04 Internet Advertising
NOW OR NEVER PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
Vox, Inc - Los Angeles, CA $2,750 2014-12-04 media production

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
COMMITTEE TO ELECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$3,686,301
FREEDOM PARTNERS ACTION FUND INC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$3,067,590
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$1,442,203
MAYDAY PAC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$1,430,775
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPS-PAC) ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$791,203
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS CONGRESSIONAL FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$718,309
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$600,734
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$579,876
SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$498,995
AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$469,903
AMERICAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION PAC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$431,149
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$426,230
ALLIANCE FOR A FREE SOCIETY INC. ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$414,565
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$322,452
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$309,114
WOMEN SPEAK OUT PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$261,541
COMMITTEE TO ELECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$194,262
NOW OR NEVER PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$182,750
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
B-PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$155,725
US CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$150,394
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$149,803
VISIONARY LEADERS FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$126,000
REINVENTING A NEW DIRECTION - RANDPAC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$100,000
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$96,311
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$89,058
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$85,405
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$85,101
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPS-PAC) ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$63,634
KANSAS AG COMMUNITIES COALITION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$55,336
GEAUX PAC WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$55,000
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS/ SAVE AMERICAS FREE ENTERPRISE TRUST ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$53,470
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$52,351
AMERICAN CROSSROADS ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$44,500
ALLIANCE FOR A FREE SOCIETY INC. ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$35,517
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$30,030
AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE SOLUTIONS-PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$25,695
NATIONAL RIGHT TO LIFE VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$24,191
FIGHT FOR TOMORROW WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$16,241
FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$16,114
PROTECT THE HARVEST POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$15,495
PEOPLE FOR THE AMERICAN WAY ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$15,200
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$9,364
FREEDOM PARTNERS ACTION FUND INC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$7,434
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$7,380
WINNING THE SENATE PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$6,250
MADISON ACTION FUND; THE WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$6,200
CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$5,593
NATIONAL COUNCIL OF LA RAZA ACTION FUND, INC. ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$5,462
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