CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, running for re-election next year, says his campaign raised more than $1.4 million in the most recent quarter and has nearly $3.5 million on hand.
The Democrat, seeking a second, full six-year term, said Thursday the total includes $250,000 contributed by West Virginians in June.
The ex-governor says he's running on a record of consensus building.
Congressman Evan Jenkins and state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, both Republicans, are challenging Manchin.
Quarterly Federal Election Commission fundraising reports are due Saturday.
Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship says he's considering running because he believes the country is in trouble.
He recently left prison, convicted of conspiracy to violate federal safety standards at a West Virginia mine where 29 miners died in 2010.
He says he was wrongly convicted.
Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.