Governor Kelly Campaign Raises Record $1.5 Million Heading Into Re-Election

Governor Kelly’s record fundraising report highlights grassroots support with average contribution under $100


TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly’s campaign today announced a record fundraising haul of over $1.5 million in the latest pre-primary fundraising period, the most raised by an incumbent governor of Kansas in the state’s history. This latest fundraising report highlights Governor Kelly’s broad grassroots support with the average contribution under $100, bringing the total raised for the cycle over $4.5 million.


“Governor Kelly is the proven, middle-of-the-road leader who gets things done for Kansas,” Campaign Manager Shelbi Dantic said. “She’s worked with both parties to fully fund schools four years in a row, bring in over $13.5 billion in new business investment to the state, and cut property and food taxes. Governor Kelly has gotten Kansas back on track, and her fundraising record proves that Kansans are looking forward to her continued, steady leadership.”


Governor Kelly’s first term has led to record-breaking success for Kansas, including:

  • Fully funded schools 4 years in a row;
  • Over $13.5 billion in new business investment;
  • Over 48,000 new jobs created and retained;
  • Numerous award-winning economic achievements;
  • Eliminated the food tax, set to save Kansas families hundreds of dollars per year;
  • Cut property taxes for every Kansas homeowner;
  • A balanced state budget and historic levels of funding in the Rainy-Day fund;
  • Closing the bank of KDOT, rebuilding roads, bridges, and highways with over 1,000 infrastructure projects in the works;
  • And expanded access to high-speed internet for Kansans across the state.