Campaign Cash

Vote No On Amendment 1 Group Ties Legislative Pay to Amendment

A group opposing Constitutional Amendment 1 on the ballot is attempting to tie the measure to a pay grab by the part-time legislature. Kentuckians for Checks and Balances, which is closely tied to Gov. Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, is running a “multi-faceted” campaign across multiple mediums telling Kentuckians to vote no on the proposed amendment. Eric...

Kelly Craft Leads GOP Gubernatorial Field in 3rd Quarter Fundraising

In her first 24 days in the race GOP gubernatorial election Kelly Craft has raised more than $750,000 for her campaign, and now barely trails in overall money raised in the primary. Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles’s latest fundraising $300,000 fundraising haul puts him slightly ahead of Craft in total raised in the primary with $875,727...

Reds President Phil Castellini Goes Blue Hosting Fundraiser for KY Democratic Congressional Candidate

The President and COO of the Cincinnati Reds baseball team is throwing his support behind a Kentucky Congressional candidate. Billionaire Phil Castellini is hosting a fundraiser for Democratic 4th District Congressional candidate Matthew Lehman who is challenging Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie. The fundraiser is taking place in Covington, Kentucky, by invitation. Lehman is...

Cameron to Supporters: ‘The Media is Actively Coordinating Messaging Efforts With Democrats’

Attorney General and Republican primary candidate for governor Daniel Cameron is sounding the alarm to supporters in an effort to get them to empty their wallets. Cameron’s latest fundraising email sent on Thursday, tells supporters “Democrats are outraising Republicans handily, and we’re at risk of being drowned out by negative Dem attack ads.” Cameron could...

Beshear Fundraising Email Targets Kelly Craft’s $2.5 M Purchase of Grand Champion Ham for Charity

Gov. Andy Beshear, D-Kentucky, is stirring up supporters for campaign cash with fears of a billionaire entering the governor’s race. Former United Nations Ambassador Kelly Craft, who is married to billionaire coal magnate Joe Craft, is nearing a run for governor of Kentucky, but it’s her $2.5 million purchase of the state fair grand champion...

Trump Endorsement Not Enough For Cameron in Fundraising Quarter

Despite being endorsed by President Donald Trump, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron posted nearly half of what GOP candidate Ryan Quarles did in fundraising and 3.5 times less than Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear. Cameron’s GOP primary campaign shows he raised $300,521 in his first fundraising quarter of the campaign from 285 contributors – many of...

Quarles Announces $570K Fundraising Haul From Across KY for Governor’s Race

Republican primary candidate for governor, Ryan Quarles announced a large fundraising quarter raising $574,112 in the second quarter, the campaign announced Tuesday.  The 2nd quarter fundraising quarter for the year includes at least one donation from all of Kentucky’s 120 counties. The campaign also reported having $557,669.62 cash on hand. “I said we were going to...

Gov. Beshear Raises $1.1 Mil in 2nd Quarter for Re-Election

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear is turning in another million-dollar fundraising report, this time for the 2nd quarter of the year, bringing him close to $3.5 million raised since announcing he would seek a second term in office. Beshear’s $1.1 million brings his campaign to $3.2 million cash on hand for what’s gearing up to be...

Russell Coleman Hits $320k in First Fundraising Quarter of Race

Former U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman is crossing a significant fundraising milestone in the race for Kentucky Attorney General. Coleman announced he raised $320,000 in his first fundraising quarter in the race, a historic single quarter sum from a Republican, according to his campaign. Current Attorney General Daniel Cameron was the first Republican to hold the...