WASHINGTON - Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda raised less than
half as much money since mid-July as her Republican challenger,
That's according to campaign finance reports filed this week by the two nominees in the 2nd Congressional District, which covers parts of eastern Kansas.
Boyda's report lists receipts of about $293,000 from July 17 through Sept. 30 for her re-election campaign.
Jenkins, currently the state treasurer, raised more than $640,000 over the same period.
Boyda still has $622,000 cash on hand to spend before the Nov. 4th
campaign. Jenkins reports $550,000 in the bank.
Overall, Boyda has raised more than $1.5 million for her campaign to date, compared with $1.05 million for Jenkins.