• Campaign Finance: July 2013 By The Numbers

    by  • July 31, 2013 • Uncategorized

    The 2013 Semi-Annual campaign finance deadline passed today, with every major statewide candidate for the 2014 ballot filing their respective numbers.  While there’s a lot of information to be gleaned from the reports, the raw numbers speak for themselves: Republicans have a big lead.

    In every statewide race.

    Here’s the simple, raw numbers for every (likely) statewide contest for next year.  The individual reports tell a much more detailed story, but the top line spells good news for statewide Republicans.

    Auditor of the State of Ohio: Auditor Dave Yost vs. Rep. John Carney

    Amount Carried Forward: $349,638 (Yost) vs. $218,854 (Carney)
    Amount Raised: $193,333 (Yost) vs. $302,414 (Carney)
    Amount Spent: $22,351 (Yost) vs. $71,746 (Carney)
    Cash On Hand: $520,672 (Yost) vs. $449,809 (Carney)

    Treasurer of the State of Ohio: Treasurer Josh Mandel vs. Rep. Connie Pillich

    Amount Carried Forward: $218 (Mandel) vs. $25,162 (Pillich)
    Amount Raised: $1,122,865 (Mandel) vs. $312,197 (Pillich)
    Amount Spent: $116,416 (Mandel) vs. $46,371 (Pillich)
    Cash On Hand: $1,007,857 (Mandel) vs. $291,961 (Pillich)

    Ohio Secretary of State: Sec. Jon Husted vs. Sen. Nina Turner

    Amount Carried Forward: $1,052,664 (Husted) vs. $8,340 (Turner)
    Amount Raised: $593,580 (Husted) vs. $203,972 (Turner)
    Amount Spent: $34,214 (Husted) vs. $83,556 (Turner)
    Cash On Hand: $1,612,295 (Husted) vs. $128,756 (Turner)

    Ohio Attorney General: Atty. Gen. Mike DeWine vs. David Pepper

    Amount Carried Forward: $675,738 (DeWine) vs. $5,996 (Pepper)
    Amount Raised: $567,049 (DeWine) vs. $201,249 (Pepper)
    Amount Spent: $68,743 (DeWine) vs. $8,260 (Pepper)
    Cash On Hand: $1,174,501 (DeWine) vs. $198,984 (Pepper)

    Governor of the State of Ohio: Governor John Kasich vs. Public Official 14… I mean Ed Fitzgerald

    Amount Carried Forward: $2,129,388 (Kasich) vs. $181,322 (Fitzy)
    Amount Raised: $2,594,111 (Kasich) vs. $600,494 (Fitzy)
    Amount Spent: $276,483 (Kasich) vs. $238,938 (Fitzy)
    Cash On Hand: $4,447,204 (Kasich) vs. $543,541 (Fitzy)

    Feel free to judge the numbers for yourself.  We’ll be doing a more detailed follow-up post on the numbers behind the Kasich vs. Fitzy campaigns.

    And let’s just say, it ain’t pretty.

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