Challengers' Finances Trail West Virginia Congressmen

Oct 28, 2016

New campaign filings show West Virginia's three Republican incumbents with far more money than Democratic challengers in their campaign accounts.

Credit Cecelia Mason / West Virginia Public Broadcasting

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.