Kansas residents donate $1.8M to presidential candidates

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WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Federal Election Commission data shows that Kansas residents have donated more than $1.8 million to presidential candidates and hundreds of millions more through PACs and super PACs.The Wichita Eagle reports that Kansas ranks in the bottom 10 among states’ donations between January 2015 and March 2016.Less than 4,000 Kansas residents made donations to individual candidates. The most common individual donation was $50. About two-thirds of all donations were $50 or less.But the average donor gave money to their candidate five times, and the most common total amount given was $250.At this point in the 2012 campaign, Kansas residents had donated $2.4 million. Nearly twice as many Kansas residents gave money in this election cycle than in 2012, although each person has given less. 

 

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