Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Kansas Senate

Last update: Nov. 1, 2014 | 9:16 a.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $10,696,199
Total candidate spending: $10,409,179
Total outside spending: $16,908,093
Candidate + outside spending: $27,317,272

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 $927,449 10/15/14 $5,612,458 $5,571,904 $2,777,167 $5,683,963
ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N $183,599 10/15/14 $3,488,036 $3,304,436 $764,708 $7,438,472
WOLF, MILTON (R)
Lost in primary
N $56,972 9/30/14 $1,331,253 $1,274,282 $243,782 $0
TAYLOR, CHADWICK J (D) N $2,271 9/30/14 $204,289 $202,016 $0 $0
WIESNER, PATRICK (D)
Lost in primary
N $2,673 9/30/14 $51,081 $48,406 $0 $0
SMITH, S.J. (R)
Lost in primary
N $946 9/30/14 $6,569 $5,622 $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
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION ROBERTS, PAT
Support
Majority Strategies - Ponte Vedra Beach, FL $8,947 2014-11-01 Mobile ads (also opposes Greg Orman)
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION ROBERTS, PAT
Support
FP1 Strategies LLC - Alexandria, VA $2,000 2014-11-01 Mobile ads (also opposes Greg Orman)
NOW OR NEVER PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
Vox, Inc - Los Angeles, CA $2,750 2014-10-31 media production
EAGLE FORUM PAC ROBERTS, PAT
Support
CRC/Creative Response Concepts - Alexandria, VA $3,000 2014-10-31 Facebook Ad Campaign
NOW OR NEVER PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
Smart Media Group LLC - Alexandria, VA $30,000 2014-10-31 nedia purchase

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
$1,330,775
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
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPS-PAC) ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$564,985
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
ALLIANCE FOR A FREE SOCIETY INC. ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$414,502
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$357,812
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
$308,114
AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$254,876
WOMEN SPEAK OUT PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$200,061
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
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
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
AMERICAN CROSSROADS ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$44,500
FOCUS ON THE FAMILY ACTION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$42,460
KANSAS AG COMMUNITIES COALITION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$38,711
ALLIANCE FOR A FREE SOCIETY INC. ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$35,517
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
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
FAITH FAMILY FREEDOM FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$14,844
INDEPENDENT WOMEN'S VOICE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$11,866
FREEDOM PARTNERS ACTION FUND INC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$10,074
THE 60 PLUS ASSOCIATION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$9,364
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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