Amy McGrath outraised her Repub opponent in the second quarter, but GOP candidates for Congress still have strong war chests going into the fall.
A number of Democratic candidates are still recovering from contested primaries, while their Republican opponents faced little or not opposition and thus could spend the spring raising more money to add to their fund-raising lead. John Yarmuth in KY-03 is the only Dem with more cash-on-hand.
In KY-06, Amy McGrath outraised her opponent, incumbent Andy Barr, in the second quarter, but her contested primary against multiple strong opponents pulled down her cash-on-hand. However, now that the primary is over, the donations that were going to her opponents should begin coming to her, giving her a chance to be competitive financially in the general election.
Q2 Fundraising Numbers for KY Congressional Races
|Candidate||Raised in Q2||Cash on Hand 6/30|
|Hall||Not posted yet||23,510*|
|Stepp||Not posted yet||Zero*|
* As of post-primary report