Tags

, , ,

The 21st Legislative District includes portions of Audrain, Boone, Calloway and Monroe Counties as well as the city of Mexico.

State Representative – District 21

Republican

Steve Hobbs  Mexico MO 2/26/2008 3:04:49 PM

Democratic

Kelly Schultz  Columbia MO 2/26/2008 8:26:39 AM

Let’s take a look at what happened in the 2006 election:

Official Election Returns

State of Missouri General Election  – November 2006 – General Election

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

State Representative – District 21 – Summary

Precincts Reporting 32 of 32

Hobbs, Steve REP 7,084 52.3%

Elkin, Skip DEM 6,468 47.7%

Total Votes   13,552

That’s not particularly grand for a multi-term incumbent, eh?

Let’s look at what Steve Hobbs (r) raised in 2006. $100,399.28. (pdf]) Okay.

And Skip Elkin (D)? $118,090.00. (pdf) My, oh my.

2004 was a better election for Steve Hobbs (r):

Official Election Returns

State of Missouri General Election

Tuesday, November 02, 2004

State Representative – District 21 – Summary

Precincts Reporting 36 of 36

Becker, Lloyd DEM 6,465 39.4%

Hobbs, Steve REP 9,934 60.6%

Total Votes   16,399

2002 was little tougher.

Official Election Returns

State of Missouri General Election  – 11/5/2002

Tuesday, November 05, 2002

State Representative – District 21 – Summary

Groves, Mike DEM 5,316 44.0%

Hobbs, Steve REP 6,779 56.0%

Total Votes   12,095

Who held the seat in 2000?:

Official Election Returns

State of Missouri General Election

Tuesday, November 07, 2000

State Representative – District 21 – Summary

Farnen, Ted DEM 11,824

Total Votes   11,824

And who is Steve Hobbs (r)?:

Rep. Steve Hobbs

94th General Assembly

Rep. Steve Hobbs, a Republican, represents parts of Audrain, Boone, Callaway and Monroe counties (District 21) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to the House in November 2002.

In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Hobbs is president of Hobbs Farms, Inc., a company he started with his father in 1997. They raise cattle and grow corn, soybeans, wheat and grain sorghum.

Rep. Hobbs is very active in service to his farm community. He has served on the Audrain County board of the Missouri Farm Bureau since 1995, and is currently secretary/treasurer and legislative chairman. He has also served as president of the organization and is currently chair of the Beef Advisory Council and on the Resolutions Board. Rep. Hobbs is also a member of the following organizations: Audrain Cattlemen’s Association, outgoing president; Mexico MFA Oil, board member; and Mexico MFA Exchange Board, Extension Council representative. He was elected to the Missouri Beef Industry Council in 2000 and is a member of the Soybean Association.

Rep. Hobbs currently serves as the Audrain director for the Monroe County Water Board, a post he has held since 1996 and is a grassroots lobbyist for Consolidated Electric. He also serves as co-president of the McMillian School PTA and is a member of the Children’s Therapy and Early Education School Parents Club…

…A 1978 graduate of Mexico High School, Rep. Hobbs bought his first farm in Audrain County in 1979…

Aha. Many of the usual republican suspects.

Steve Hobbs (r) filed his first quarter 2008 campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission on April 15th:

Detailed Summary of Committee Disclosure Report

Committee[e]: MISSOURIANS FOR STEVE HOBBS

1. TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR THIS ELECTION PREVIOUSLY REPORTED  $4,720.00

2. ALL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED THIS PERIOD  $24,080.00

3. ALL LOANS RECEIVED THIS PERIOD $0.00

9. TOTAL ALL RECEIPTS THIS ELECTION(SUM 1B + 7A – 8A) $28,800.00

14. TOTAL ALL EXPENDITURES MADE THIS PERIOD (SUM 11A + 12A + 13A) $1,918.17

15. TOTAL EXPENDITURES THIS ELECTION (SUM 10B + 14A) $14,607.62

25. MONEY ON HAND AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS REPORTING PERIOD (INCLUDING FUNDS IN DEPOSITORY, CASH, SAVINGS ACCOUNTS AND ALL OTHER INVESTMENTS) $8,268.57

28. MONEY ON HAND AT THE CLOSE OF THIS REPORTING PERIOD (SUM 25 + 26 – 27) $29,780.40

[emphasis added]

Where did the money come from?:


Detailed Summary of Contributions And Loans Received

Committee: MISSOURIANS FOR STEVE HOBBS

Report Date: 04/15/2008

Coalition for Advanced Learning Jefferson City, MO 03/06/2008 $325.00

MO Federation of Animal Owners Eldon, MO 03/06/2008 $200.00 [I bet they don’t include cats in their group. No one can own a cat. They own us…]

Missouri Soybean Assn PAC City, MO 03/02/2008 $325.00 [Soybeans!]

MO Independent Bankers PAC 5 Liberty, MO 03/02/2008 $325.00

Cynthia Beale Columbia, MO homemaker 03/06/2008 $325.00

Anna Byrd Mexico, MO homemaker  03/31/2008 $300.00

MO Pork PAC Columbia, MO 03/06/2008 $325.00 [Pork has a PAC? Oh, I get it. It’s that pork…]

9. AMOUNT OF ITEM 8 THAT WAS RECEIVED AS MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS $19,575.00

13. TOTAL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM PERSONS GIVING $100 OR LESS $4,505.00

[emphasis added, comments in italics]

Video of Kelly Schultz (D) [about halfway through]:

Kelly Schultz (D) filed her first quarter 2008 campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission on April 8th:

Detailed Summary of Committee Disclosure Report

Committee[e]: FRIENDS FOR KELLY SCHULTZ

Report[ ]Date: 4/8/2008

1. TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR THIS ELECTION PREVIOUSLY REPORTED  $0.00

2. ALL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED THIS PERIOD  $5,324.00

3. ALL LOANS RECEIVED THIS PERIOD $0.00

9. TOTAL ALL RECEIPTS THIS ELECTION(SUM 1B + 7A – 8A) $5,324.00

15. TOTAL EXPENDITURES THIS ELECTION (SUM 10B + 14A) $360.85

28. MONEY ON HAND AT THE CLOSE OF THIS REPORTING PERIOD (SUM 25 + 26 – 27) $4,963.15

[emphasis added]

Don’t you just love “low overhead” campaigns?:

Detailed Summary of Expenditures And Contributions Made

Committee[e]: FRIENDS FOR KELLY SCHULTZ

Report[ ]Date: 4/8/2008

Stationary $92.22

Office Supplies $69.61

District Map $43.02

B. ITEMIZED EXPENDITURES ALL OVER $100 AND ALL PAYMENTS TO CAMPAIGN WORKERS

Northern Boone County Hallsville, MO 03/28/2008Newspaper Ad $156.00

(14. TOTAL: ITEMIZED EXPENDITURES THIS PERIOD: $156.00)

Let’s take a look at where some of the money came from:

Detailed Summary of Contributions And Loans Received

Committee: FRIENDS FOR KELLY SCHULTZ

Report Date: 4/8/2008

Margaret Schultz Fremont, NE Retired teacher 3/2/2008 $
200.00

Margaret Schultz Fremont, NE Retired teacher 3/21/2008 $30.00

Barbara Hover Ozark, MO Stay-at-home mom 3/22/2008 $100.00

Ross Cowart Columbia, MO University of Missouri 3/20/2008 $31.00

Vanessa Crawford Saint Peters, MO NARAL 2/27/2008 $60.00

Laura Skiles Ozark, MO 65721 Stay-at-home mom 3/1/2008 $40.00

Lisa Licht Hooper, NE Stay-at-home mom 3/2/2008 $31.00

Kimberly Krasraee Scottsdale, Z  Teacher 3/7/2008 $31.00

Taya Walters Holts Summit, MO Missouri Senate 3/19/2008 $31.00

Barbara Teeter Algona, IA Retired 3/9/2008 $31.00

Joshua Ewing Springfield, MO 3/15/2008 $31.00

Debra Brunner Jefferson City, MO 3/12/2008 $31.00

Joseph Van Amburg Weston, MO Student  3/14/2008 $31.00

Lori Brdicko Des Moines, IA  Librarian 3/14/2008 $31.00

David Yates Springfield, MO Retired/Army dentist 3/24/2008 $31.00

Pamela Yates Springfield, MO Springfield Public Schools 3/24/2008 $31.00

Joy Ludvigsen Fremont, NE 3/20/2008 $31.00

Harris for Missouri Columbia, MO 65205 3/31/2008 $31.00

9. AMOUNT OF ITEM 8 THAT WAS RECEIVED AS MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS $5,214.00

13. TOTAL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM PERSONS GIVING $100 OR LESS $110.00

[emphasis added]

Did anyone else notice the differences in terminology in the contribution reports of the two candidates?

Anybody have an idea about those $31.00 contributions? It sure looks “grass rootsie”. Heh.

This could be another fun one. Especially in a “not so good, very bad year” for republicans.