WICHITA — Wink Hartman's congressional campaign spent nearly a million dollars from April to July, and most of it was his own money, according to newly released campaign finance reports.
Meanwhile Mike Pompeo received more campaign contributions than Hartman during that time. He has about $265,000 more on hand than Hartman as the campaigns head into the final stretch before the Aug. 3 primary.
While the two Republicans have garnered the most attention through their ads in the 4th District congressional race, the most successful fundraiser during this campaign finance reporting period — and since the election cycle started — is Rep. Raj Goyle, a Democrat. Goyle registered $281,318 in contributions during this period and has raised more than $1.2 million to date. (more…)