Democrat Brian McClendon raised more than $1 million in his bid for Kansas secretary of state, an amount one political scientist called stratospheric for a campaign to be the state's chief elections officer.
McClendon's latest campaign finance report showed that he raised $674,000 for the quarter that ended Oct. 25. It brings to almost $1.2 million the total that McClendon has raised for the campaign this year.
Washburn University political scientist Bob Beatty called McClendon's fundraising historic for a position that's . . .