The 15-day campaign finance reports are in and they show with a few exceptions, most of the money is at the top of the ticket.
Of the 19 candidates facing primary opponents only six have more than $100,000 in the bank.
Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, who began the reporting period with $422,263, he raised $43,085 including $1,000 donations from Alliance Coal PAC, Frost Brown Todd Kentucky PAC and Reynolds America Inc PAC and $2,000 from Altria PAC. He's heading into the final week with $275,967.
Republican attorney general candidate Daniel Cameron has the second most cash on hand. He began the reporting period with $261,148, raised $57,089, including $1,000 from LG&E-KU Political Awareness & Civic Education Committee-PAC and $500 from Southern Cross PAC. He's heading into the final week with $241,341 on hand.
Republican secretary of state candidate Michael Adams began the reporting period with $210,136. He raised $4,800 leaving him with $196,760 for the final week.
Republican attorney general candidate Wil Schroder began the reporting period with $117,717. He raised $24,273 including $1,000 each from Commonwealth Political Action Committee and Making a Sensible Shift in Elections PAC. He's heading into the final week with $10,781.
It's not just Republicans with six figure reports--there are a few Democratic candidates busy fundraising.
Secretary of state candidate Heather French Henry began the reporting period with $103,548. She raised $19,176. She didn't have any PAC donations during the 15-day, but did report several during the previous report. She goes into the final days with $108,285.
And finally, auditor candidate Sheri Donahue began the reporting period with $113,257, including $112,364 she loaned herself during the previous reporting period. She raised $1,100 leaving her with $103,442.
A breakdown of the reports:
Total Disbursed- $76,896
Ending Balance- $241,341
Total Disbursed- $131,209.48
Secretary of State-Democrat
Heather French Henry
Geoff Sebesta- No information
Secretary of State-Republican
Agriculture Commissioner- Democrat
Robert Conway- no data
Disbursed- $189, 380
Kelsey Hayes Coots- 15-day report not available