The campaign over the proposed constitutional amendment on abortion cost more than $20 million, surpassing what was spent in the last two races for governor and may be one of the most expensive primaries in Kansas history.
New campaign reports trickling in this week show the two leading groups battling over the amendment - Kansans for Constitutional Freedom and the Value Them Both Association - spent more than $18 million alone.
Add in an assortment of other groups that spent independently on the campaign - Kansans for Life, the Kansas Catholic Conference, Mainstream Coalition and a handful of Democratic groups - and the total . . .