Moran campaign amasses $3.1M in cash for re-election effort

Sen. Jerry Moran (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kansas (AP) – A new report shows U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran has amassed more than $3.1 million in cash for his re-election effort as 2016 kicks off. The Kansas Republican is running unopposed so far.

His campaign reported on Wednesday it raised about $750, 600 during the fourth quarter last year, with nearly $280,000 of contributions coming from political committees. It spent more than $322,000.

The campaign listed the transactions in a finance report, covering the period from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, 2015.

For this time in the election cycle, the campaign contends it has the largest cash-on-hand balance of any incumbent U.S. senator for Kansas in recent history.

Deputy Campaign Manager Elizabeth Patton says in an email that the support is indicative that Kansans know and trust Moran puts Kansas first.

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