Campaign finance reports filed Monday showed Democrats leading Republicans in the area legislative races in terms of fundraising.
Incumbent 22nd District State Senator Tom Hawk began the July 24 to Oct 22 reporting period with over $69,000 cash on hand and raised over $84,000 the past three months, spending just over $104,000 on his re-election campaign.
Republican Craig Bowser’s campaign contributions tallied over $11,000 and he spent nearly $27,000 of his $35,000 plus in cash available this period.
In the race for the open 67th District House seat, Democrat Cheryl Arthur raised over $41,000 this period and spent over $39,000 of her total expenditures on her campaign.
Republican Mike Dodson raised over $16,000, and spend about $10,000 of his $20,000 total in cash available this period.
See each candidate’s finance report below. They are also available via the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission website.