Street Raises Close to $245K in Q2
This Philadelphia Democrat has filed his campaign’s first finance report since filing a statement of candidacy with the Federal Elections Commission for U.S. Senate.
State Sen. Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) raised just under $245,000 from the beginning of April to the end of June.
However, Street hasn’t formally announced a bid for the seat and is still reportedly considering a run for the statewide office.
Lt. Gov. John Fetterman currently holds a substantial fundraising advantage in the race.
State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta (D-Philadelphia) raised $500,000 from the beginning of April to the end of June and entered July with slightly more than $280,000 cash on hand. Kenyatta has raised just over $875,000 since entering the 2022 race.
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.
The 2022 Democratic race to succeed outgoing Sen. Pat Toomey includes several other candidates as well.
In addition to Arkoosh, Baumlin, Fetterman, Kenyatta, and Street, former Norristown Borough Council President John McGuigan is also in the race.
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.