Rhoden raises just under $16K during quarter
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Larry Rhoden raised just shy of $16,000 during the first three months of 2014.
Rhoden's latest Federal Election Commission filing shows a little more than $78,000 in his campaign coffers at the end of the quarter, offset by slightly less than $7,000 in debt.
Totals for the state senator from Union Center came in at less than half of the nearly $38,000 he raised during the final quarter of 2013.
Also seeking the Republican nomination for the seat being vacated by the retiring Sen. Tim Johnson are former Gov. Mike Rounds, state Rep. Stace Nelson of Fulton, Yankton attorney and soldier Jason Ravnsborg and Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth.
Rick Weiland is the sole Democratic candidate, and former Sen. Larry Pressler is running as an independent.