MORGANTOWN – Republican lawyer basic candidate J.B. McCuskey is way forward of his two GOP rivals for marketing campaign fundraising and spending. When he switched his sights from governor to lawyer basic in July, he introduced his governor-sized marketing campaign warfare chest with him.
Together with McCuskey, who’s state auditor, the opposite two candidates going through off for the Could major are state Sens. Ryan Weld, of Brooke County, and Mike Stuart, of Kanawha County. Each serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, the place Weld is vice chair.
No Democrats have but declared.
The figures come from their Third Quarter studies, masking the interval July 1-Sept. 30.
McCuskey switched races in late July, and introduced with him $412,082.57 in his marketing campaign account. This era he raised $65,475 in particular person donations and $83,950 at 5 fundraisers: two in Morgantown, two in Charleston, one in Bridgeport.
McCuskey’s complete $149,425 for this era is sort of twice what Weld raised and greater than thrice what Stuart raised.
McCuskey additionally reported $3,181.69 earned in checking account curiosity.
He spent $31,558.24, leaving an account stability $533,131.02. His year-to-date totals had been $797,658.06 raised and $267,805.99 spent.
Weld opened the interval with $98,316.67. He raised $37,321.81 in particular person donations and $44,467.75 at fundraisers in Wheeling, Morgantown, Shepherdstown, and two on the Greenbrier. He additionally reported an in-kind contribution of $1,380.30.
Weld spent $17,320 this era, leaving a stability of $162,785.24. His year-to-date totals had been $195,291.73 raised and $29,521.77 spent.
Stuart opened with $69,435.89 and raised $45,730.60 in particular person contributions. He held no fundraisers. His account stability additionally features a prior mortgage from himself to his marketing campaign account of $50,000 and a September mortgage of $12,001.49.
Stuart spent $19,370, leaving a stability of $107,797.98. His year-to-date totals,had been $68,259.40 raised (excluding the loans) and $22,462.91 spent.
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