Democratic candidate for governor Tony Evers said Thursday he raised $1 million since his primary win nine days ago, nearly double what he brought in over the entire first six months of the year as he tries to deny Republican Gov. Scott Walker a third term. > AP News
Democratic attorney general candidate Josh Kaul has outraised Republican incumbent Brad Schimel in July, raising more than two and a half times as much. Year-to-date, Schimel has raised just a tad more than Kaul, and has more cash on hand. > AP News
The fundraising chase in the campaign for governor produced two clear trends in July: Kelda Roys outpaced her Democratic opponents and Gov. Scott Walker outpaced the entire Democratic field. > Wisconsin Public Radio
Mid-year campaign finance reports released Monday show the Democratic gubernatorial field splitting into two tiers — those amassing possibly enough cash to advertise in the final weeks of the campaign and those with far less. > Wisconsin State Journal
With less than a month until voters head to the polls for the Aug. 14 primary election, Wisconsin’s gubernatorial candidates filed reports Monday detailing their fundraising efforts for the first half of 2018. The Cap Times lays out where each candidates stands in the final weeks of the primary campaign.
Gov. Scott Walker is in the middle of a $1.5 million ad campaign that began in May and has featured seven television spots, and Friday saw the start of a similarly large campaign bankrolled by the Koch brothers. In contrast, none of the eight Dem candidates has yet gone on the air. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
U.S. Rep. Glenn Grothman leads all members of Wisconsin’s House congressional delegation on mail-related expenses, which he says is a sign he’s staying in touch with constituents. But his Democratic opponent, Dan Kohl, suggests that Grothman’s spending on mail is a way to supplement his campaign fund, which trails Kohl’s. > Milwaukee Journal Sentinel