Sometimes, money doesn't win
Sometimes the most money doesn't win. That was the case of South Dakota's 2002 primary election for the Republican nomination for governor.
Steve Kirby began 2002 with $37,685.31. He raised $223,005 in cash contributions and put $1,958,229.63 of his money into the campaign. He spent $2,189,843.48 between Jan. 1 and May 25.
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