Four GOP senators who are likely to be targeted in their re-election bids have an average of $104,000 each in their bank accounts as they gear up for 2018.

But their warchests range from Sen. Terry Moulton’s some $34,000 in cash on hand to Sen. Howard Marklein’s nearly $187,000, according to a review of the latest round of campaign finance reports covering the first half of the year.

Meanwhile, two Dems who could see their seats contested next year have less than $21,000 stored up. The two are Sen. Kathleen Vinehout, an Alma Dem who’s exploring a run for governor but will likely face a tough election for her western Wisconsin Senate seat if she opts out of a guv bid; and Sen. Janet Bewley, D-Ashland, who faced a close election in 2014.

Vinehout ended the period with $15,584 in the bank. She also raised $29,529 and spent $18,525. Bewley has $20,093 in cash on hand, after raising $7,805 between Jan. 1 and June 30 and only spending $636.

The four GOP seats to watch in 2018 include:

*17th SD: Marklein, R-Spring Green, ended the period with $186,984 in cash on hand, while reporting $60,214 in contributions and $2,171 in expenses.

*19th SD: Senate President Roger Roth, R-Appleton, has $101,560 in the bank after pulling in the biggest fundraising haul of the bunch, reporting $87,124 in contributions, and spending $6,563.

*29th SD: Sen. Jerry Petrowski, R-Marathon, has $93,052 in the bank after raising $2,820 and spending $8,356 over the first six months of the year.

*23rd SD: Moulton, R-Chippewa Falls, finished the period with $33,811 in the bank, $1,304 in contributions and $437 in expenses.

Joint Finance Committee Co-chair Alberta Darling, R-River Hills, logged the highest amount of money raised among her Senate colleagues, bringing in $96,420 over the first half of the year. She also spent $41,491, ending with $110,786 in the bank.

Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald, R-Juneau, recorded $35,105 in contributions and $47,021 in expenses, leaving him with $301,924, the highest cash on hand among all senators.

And Sen. Leah Vukmir, R-Brookfield, the chamber’s assistant majority leader, brought in $2,665, and spent $21,664, ending the period with $78,942 in the bank.

Fitzgerald and Vukmir are considering bids against U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, next year. But they would not be able to transfer their entire state campaign balance for a U.S. Senate bid, as they would face a federal limit of $2,000 per election from candidate committees.

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