Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Kansas Senate

Last update: Sept. 16, 2014 | 5:16 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $5,318,106
Total candidate spending: $4,283,747
Total outside spending: $1,165,591
Candidate + outside spending: $5,449,338

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

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 $337,033 $588,053
WOLF, MILTON (R)
Lost in primary
N $94,948 7/16/14 $1,068,018 $973,071 $240,504 $0
ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N $362,592 7/16/14 $671,322 $308,729 $0 $0
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
Connection Strategy, LLC - Arlington, VA $1,562 2014-08-03 Phone Bank
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND WOLF, MILTON
Support
Active Engagement LLC - Lansdowne, VA $1,000 2014-08-02 Copy Writing
SENATE CONSERVATIVES ACTION ROBERTS, PAT
Oppose
Target Enterprises LLC - Sherman Oaks, CA $75,285 2014-08-02 IE-Roberts-Media Buy
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND WOLF, MILTON
Support
Creative Response Concepts - Alexandria, VA $1,060 2014-08-01 E-Marketing-Allocation of Retainer
FIGHT FOR TOMORROW WOLF, MILTON
Support
KNSS Radio - Wichita, KS $1,144 2014-07-31 Advertising Air Time

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
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
$212,009
SENATE CONSERVATIVES FUND WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$157,307
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF RADIOLOGY ASSOCIATION POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$96,874
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$89,058
GEAUX PAC WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$55,000
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$28,123
FIGHT FOR TOMORROW WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$13,644
TEA PARTY PATRIOTS CITIZENS FUND WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$6,820
MADISON ACTION FUND; THE WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$6,200
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