Challengers’ finances trail West Virginia congressmen
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — New campaign filings show West Virginia’s three Republican incumbents with far more money than Democratic challengers in their campaign accounts.
Filings show Rep. David McKinley’s campaign received almost $241,000 from July through September, spent more than $157,000 and still had $705,000 on hand.
His challenger Mike Manypenny reports raising almost $8,000 and spending slightly more than that with a deficit of about $7,400.
Reports show Rep. Alex Mooney raised more than $191,000 and spent almost $140,000 with about $527,000 left in his campaign fund.
Challenger Mark Hunt reports raising about $231,000 and spending almost $125,000 with about $155,000 on hand.
Rep. Evan Jenkins reports about $199,000 raised and almost $120,000 spent with nearly $712,000 left.
Challenger Matt Detch’s campaign shows $40 raised, nothing spent and almost $10,500 on hand.