Democrat for U.S. Senate
Collins, elected mayor of Helena in 2017, announced his bid for the U.S. Senate May 13. A Liberian refugee, he fled his home country’s civil war in the 1990s. Collins is thought to be Montana’s first black mayor since statehood.On the Montana Lowdown Podcast
Competitors: Steve Daines (R-INCUMBENT), Dan Larson (R), Michael Knoles (D), John Mues (D), Cora Neumann (D), Josh Seckinger (D)
Race overview: 2020 U.S. Senate
As a federal candidate, Collins has a campaign committee that files financial reports with the Federal Election Commission. Data shown here, current through 12/31/2019, is pulled from the FEC website for the 2019-20 election cycle.
Note: Fundraising components shown here don't necessarily sum to total fundraising because of miscellaneous receipts and accounting adjustments. Self-financing includes candidate contributions and campaign loans.
Contributions by zip code: Wilmot Collins (D)
Map data current through 12/31/2019. Official itemized data from the FEC can be unavailable for days or weeks following quarterly campaign filing deadlines.
Portion of individual receipts from Montana
Itemized individual contributions reported
Number at $2,800 contribution limit
Note: Small individual donors totalling $200 or less in contributions aren’t necessarily reported in itemized data used for map. Individual contributions to federal candidates are limited to $2,800.
Helena Independent Record
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