Updated using June 18 campaign finance report
Contributions to campaign*: $1,988,327.78
Balance minus expenses: $103,517.99
Contributions to independent expenditure committee on candidate’s behalf: n/a.
General donor profile
Total raised from large contributors ($1,000 to the maximum allowable $1,150): $264,000, making up 31 percent of donations. Among the large donors are Kennedy’s husband, Dr. Saurabh Mangalik, and other family members.
Total raised from out-of-state contributors: $247,166, making up 12.4 percent of her donations.
Top three sectors associated with donors:
Medical/health care: $135,684
General business donors: $109,007
Companies with greatest number of donors and/or donations:
University of Colorado, all campuses: 51 donors totaling $26,350
State of Colorado: 29 donors totaling $9,820
Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber & Schreck law firm: 16 donors totaling $8,875
Davis, Graham and Stubbs law firm: 10 donors, totaling $8,860.38
University of Denver: 17 donors, totaling $8,195
Newmont Mining: 15 donations totaling $6,435
*Data compiled by Rey-Lynn Little and Shannon Mullane from June 18, 2018 campaign disclosure statements, which cover May 31 through June 13 and are the most recent candidate filings with the Colorado Secretary of State. The next filing deadline is July 2.
The research on the donations to the major candidates for governor of Colorado from both parties was conducted by graduate students in the precision journalism class at the University of Colorado at Boulder. The instructor is Burt Hubbard, former database reporter for the Rocky Mountain News, Denver Post and Rocky Mountain PBS. The students providing the research are: Giselle Cesin, Amanda Clark, Crystal Eilerman, Joseph Getty, Anne Henning, Rey-Lynn Little, Shannon Mullane, Heather Sackett and Jentry Womack.