ICYMI: Governor Laura Kelly Breaks Record: Raises Over $4.5 Million For Re-Election

TOPEKA – Yesterday, the Laura Kelly for Kansas campaign announced over $1.5 million raised for Governor Kelly’s re-election campaign in 2022 alone, bringing the total raised to $4.5 million –  more than any incumbent governor in Kansas. This record-breaking fundraising effort highlights the broad support that Governor Kelly receives from Kansans across the state.


UPDATED: Kelly fundraising hits $4.5 million; campaign claims record & Schmidt raises half as much as Kelly in governor’s race 

Sunflower State Journal | July 25, 2022

  • “Gov. Laura Kelly’s campaign announced Monday that it has raised $4.5 million for her reelection bid, surpassing what previous governors have raised at this point going into a reelection campaign.”
  • “The campaign proclaimed the fundraising haul a record, both for the reporting period that just ended as well as the entire cycle.”
  • “Kelly has been raising healthy sums of money for her reelection bid since her first year in office when she raised $586,000, which even then was more than former Govs. Sam Brownback and Kathleen Sebelius had raised at a similar point during their terms.”
  • “Republican Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s campaign for governor announced Monday night it had raised about $707,000 this year, less than half of what Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly announced earlier in the day.”


VIDEO: Kansas Governor Laura Kelly Raises $1.5 Million in Re-Election Campaign So Far

KMBC | July 25, 2022

“Democrat Governor Laura Kelly raised $1.5 million in her reelection campaign so far this year…Kelly’s campaign spokesperson said the average donation was under $100.”