Greg Orman is really rich

With Democrat Chad Taylor’s name now off the ballot, independent candidate Greg Orman, a Johnson County businessman nobody had heard of a month ago, has a reasonable shot at defeating incumbent Pat Roberts in the race in Kansas for U.S. Senate.

A tight race means more media scrutiny on Orman. The Topeka Capital-Journal recently reported on Orman’s ties to jailed Wall Street mogul Rajat Gupta. Today, Orman disclosed his personal assets. They are not insubstantial. 

Orman is worth somewhere between $21.5 million and $86 million, according to filings released today. If he’s worth only $21.5 million, that would still make him one of the richest U.S. senators, if elected in November. By comparison, Roberts is worth somewhere between $1.6 million and $4 million. 

A detailed analysis of Orman’s finances can be found here

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