GOP Sen. Alberta Darling and her Dem challenger Rep. Sandy Pasch combined to raise almost $1 million in the last reporting period alone.
Darling, R-River Hills, continues to be the most prolific fundraiser among those targeted for recall. Since the beginning of the year, she’s raised $958,412, including $536,478 in the latest reporting period. She spent $354,827 and had $401,382 cash on hand.
Pasch, D-Milwaukee, raised $431,302 and had $216,439 on hand, according to the state Dem Party.
See Darling’s report.
The reports cover activity through June 27 since the candidate's last report. Committees also had the option to report activity through June 30 in order to avoid having to file a separate July continuing report.
Reports for the six GOP senators targeted for recall were posted today at the Government Accountability Board site. None of the reports for their Dem challengers had been posted by late Monday, though the state party reported fundraising totals for its candidates.
Here’s a rundown on each race:
In the 2nd District, Sen. Rob Cowles, R-Green Bay, raised $100,522, spent $58,625 and had $62,168 cash on hand.
Former Brown County Exec Nancy Nusbaum raised $177,300 and had $133,682 on hand.
See Cowles’ report.In the 10th, Dem challenger Shelly Moore edged GOP Sen. Sheila Harsdorf in fundraising for the most recent period, but trailed in cash-on-hand.
Moore raised $236,728 and had cash-on-hand of $91,587.
Harsdorf reported raising $217,566, spending $135,075 and having $141,963 cash on hand. For the year, she's raised $327,733.
View Harsdorf's report.
Isaac Weix, a GOP “protest candidate” running as a Dem in the 10th SD, posted receipts of $1,200 and spending of $750, leaving a cash balance of $480.
See the report.
In the 14th SD, Dem Rep. Fred Clark raised $226,501 and had $163,197 on hand.
GOP Sen. Luther Olsen raised $72,375.68 for the period, spent $36,247 and had $70,656 cash on hand. He has now raised $107,111 for the year
See Olsen’s report.
In the 18th, Dem Jessica King raised $221,932 and had $190,647 cash on hand.
GOP Sen. Randy Hopper reported raising $70,615 in his pre-primary report and spending $82,117. Hopper's July continuing report showed an additional $24,645 in receipts and $26,299 in spending, leaving a balance of $92,461. Since Jan. 1, he's raised $226,708.
View Hopper's pre-primary report.
See the July continuing report.
In the 32nd District, GOP Sen. Dan Kapanke pre-primary report showed $482,218 in contributions and $472,777 in spending. The July continuing report showed an additional $63,386 in contributions and $48,064 in spending, leaving a cash balance of $123,824. Since Jan. 1, Kapanke has now raised $725,913.
Dem Rep. Jen Shilling raised $271,385 and had $156,634 cash on hand.
View Kapanke's pre-primary report.
See the July continuing report.-- By David Wise
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