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Kenyatta Raises $500K in Q2

This Philadelphia Democrat has filed his campaign’s second finance report since declaring his candidacy for U.S. Senate in mid-February

State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) raised just over $500,000 from the beginning of April to the end of June. 

Kenyatta took to Twitter on Friday to tout his Q2 haul, while also adding that his campaign has over 16,000 donors and an average donation of $29. 

 

 

His campaign spent just under $440,000 in the second quarter and entered July with slightly more than $280,000 cash on hand

Kenyatta’s Q2 haul is an improvement from his first quarter numbers. He raised close to $375,000 from when he declared his candidacy in mid-February to the end of March. 

He has now raised just over $875,000 since entering the 2022 race. 

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman currently holds a substantial fundraising advantage in the race.

Fetterman raised $2.5 million in the 2nd quarter and entered July with $3 million cash on hand. Fetterman has raised more than $6.5 million since launching his campaign. 

Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh raised $1 million since entering the race in early-April to the end of June. She entered July with just over $630,000 cash on hand.  

Dr. Kevin Baumlin, the chief of emergency and urgent care services at Pennsylvania Hospital, announced that his campaign raised over $360,000 in the second quarter of 2021. He entered July with just over $125,000 cash on hand

State Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia), who filed a statement of candidacy with the FEC in April and has launched an exploratory committee for U.S. Senate, raised just under $245,000 from the beginning of April to the end of June and entered July with $190,000 cash on hand.

The 2022 Democratic race to succeed outgoing Sen. Pat Toomey includes several other candidates as well. 

In addition to Arkoosh, Baumlin, Fetterman, and Kenyatta, former Norristown Borough Council President John McGuigan is also in the race. 

Rep. Conor Lamb (D-Allegheny), who is reportedly weighing a run for Senate, raised just under $980,000 in the second quarter and entered July with $1.77 million cash on hand.

According to the FEC website, Brandaun Dean, Larry Johnson, Alexandria Khalil, Kyle Norton, and Alan Shank have also filed statements of candidacy for the Democratic primary.

July 20th, 2021 | Posted in Front Page Stories, Senate, Top Stories | No Comments

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