Bollier raises Kansas record $13.5 million in third quarter

Bollier raises Kansas record $13.5 million in third quarter

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Barbara Bollier reported raising $13.5 million in the third quarter for the largest single-quarter fundraising total of any candidate in Kansas history. She is running for the open seat in Kansas against GOP nominee Roger Marshall. (Tim Carpenter/Kansas Reflector) Democrat’s total is largest single-quarter haul for any candidate in state history TOPEKA — U.S. Senate candidate Barbara Bollier smashed the single-quarter fundraising record for any political race in Kansas history by reporting a staggering $13.5 million in campaign contributions during the third quarter of 2020. Bollier, a retired anesthesiologist from Johnson County and member of the Kansas Senate, has vastly exceeded the ability of Kansas GOP candidates for U.S. Senate to raise money. The previous quarterly fundraising record for Kansas was $3.7 million, a mark set by Bollier during April, May and June. She’s taken in nearly $20 million so far this year and entered the final weeks of the race with $7.5 million cash on hand. Republican nominee Roger Marshall, a two-term congressman representing the rural 1st District, has yet to announce fundraising totals for the period covering July, August and September. As a candidate for U.S. Senate, he collected a total of $2.6 million in the first and second quarters. “I am proud of the grassroots campaign we have built with support from Democrats and Republicans, teachers and farmers, and folks from Liberal to Leavenworth,” Bollier said. “Kansans know that I am the only candidate in this race who will actually work across […]

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