Campaign Finance: July 2013 By The Numbers

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.

Author: Jake3BP

Formerly GOHP Blog, now Jake3BP. Working to present a unique, conservative perspective on politics in the state and throughout the nation. Just a regular working Joe, bringing you in depth and engaging discussion on the issues affecting our state and nation.

5 thoughts on “Campaign Finance: July 2013 By The Numbers”

  1. Breaking news from Third Base Politics: Incumbents who’ve been fundraising for three years raised more money than challengers who have been raising for a couple months.

    Brilliant analysis.

    1. It’s meant to simply present the numbers, Lawyer Boy. You have serious reading & comprehension problems.

  2. You can always tell when modern’s between jobs because his blogging increases exponentially. He was at Vorys, but if you look at their attorney list on their website, he is no longer listed.

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