Democratic Senate Candidate Jack Conway says he will be meeting with his former primary opponent Lt. Gov. Dan Mongiardo soon, and he expects Mongiardo’s endorsement.

After a forum with Republican rival Rand Paul, Conway spoke with reporters about his relationship with Mongiardo. Conway said he doesn’t mind if party leaders want to help the Lieutenant Governor pay down his campaign debt, but he does not want to raise money solely to help Mongiardo. He says he’s not sure if any agreement has been brokered, but staff members of each campaign have met.

Mongiardo’s endorsement (and the votes from rural Democrats it could bring in) will likely be crucial for Conway in the general election.

Conway also discussed fundraising, saying he thinks he will top Paul’s $1.1 million haul last quarter.

To hear all of Conway’s remarks, click here (mp3).