Archive for Monday, July 26, 2010

Incumbent has big lead in fundraising in race for state treasurer

July 26, 2010


— Democratic State Treasurer Dennis McKinney has a big fundraising lead over the lone Republican opponent in the Kansas race.

McKinney filed a campaign finance report Monday that shows he had almost $175,000 in cash on hand at the end of last week.

McKinney has raised more than $227,000 for this year’s campaign since being appointed treasurer late in 2008 to fill a vacancy in the office.

McKinney has no Democratic opponent in the Aug. 3 primary.

Sedgwick County Treasurer Ron Estes is the only Republican candidate for the state office.

Estes reported $5,400 in contributions from Jan. 1 through Thursday, including about $1,400 from his own pocket. He had about $1,300 in cash at the end of the period.


riverdrifter 7 years, 10 months ago

Dennis should've run for governor but didn't want to deal with the nutties. I don't blame him.

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