Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance

Kansas Senate

Last update: Oct. 25, 2014 | 9:46 p.m.

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Total candidate fundraising: $7,092,727
Total candidate spending: $6,313,243
Total outside spending: $11,286,794
Candidate + outside spending: $17,600,037

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 $2,104,154 $2,695,233
ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N $119,639 9/30/14 $2,371,067 $2,251,428 $493,685 $5,749,936
WOLF, MILTON (R)
Lost in primary
N $94,948 7/16/14 $1,068,018 $973,071 $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
CONSERVATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
KSNT - Topeka, KS $3,128 2014-10-28 10/28 Radio Advertising
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPC-PAC) ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Support
Convergence Targeted Communications - Washington, DC $54,850 2014-10-24 Web Advertising
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPC-PAC) ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Support
Convergence Targeted Communications - Washington, DC $63,633 2014-10-24 Mailing
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Oppose
American Media Advocacy Group - Alexandria, VA $160,000 2014-10-24 media placement
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPC-PAC) ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN
Support
Convergence Targeted Communications - Washington, DC $58,653 2014-10-24 Mailing

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
$2,479,066
ENDING SPENDING ACTION FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$1,312,601
COMMITTEE TO ELECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$1,243,271
MAYDAY PAC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$848,710
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
$600,490
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
$384,541
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$308,114
KANSANS SUPPORT PROBLEM SOLVERS PAC (KSPS-PAC) ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$299,424
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION INSTITUTE FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$296,240
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA POLITICAL VICTORY FUND ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$287,477
COMMITTEE TO ELECT AN INDEPENDENT SENATE ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$194,262
WOMEN SPEAK OUT PAC ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$180,922
AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL, INC ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$165,185
AMERICANS FOR PROSPERITY ORMAN, GREGORY JOHN (I) N US Sen. (KS)
Oppose
$159,783
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
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
$65,140
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
$30,280
KANSAS AG COMMUNITIES COALITION ROBERTS, PAT (R) Y US Sen. (KS)
Support
$22,254
FIGHT FOR TOMORROW WOLF, MILTON (R) N US Sen. (KS)
Support
$16,241
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
$7,612
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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