Kansas PACs stash away $4 million in 2017


Kansas political action committees have stashed away nearly $4 million as they ready themselves for a frenzied campaign season later this year.

An analysis of spending reports filed by 172 PACs shows they raised about $3 million and spent about $1.8 million last year.

At the end of 2017, the state’s registered PACs had about $3.9 million in the bank.

The money Kansas PACs have to spend will likely grow with a hotly contested governor’s race on the ballot and every statewide elected office up for grabs.

The upcoming gubernatorial campaign, with more than 20 candidates . . .


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