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We’ve previously written about this Democratic primary race between incumbent Rachel Storch and challenger Michael Roberts. On Tuesday this one is for all the marbles since no republican filed.

64th Legislative District – second quarter campaign finance reports

This Really Gets My Goat

There is no tomorrow for these candidates. The expenditures are telling. Let’s take a look at the eight day before the election reports filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission. First, for Rachel Storch:

Detailed Summary of Expenditures And Contributions Made

Committe: RACHEL STORCH FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE

ReportDate: 7/28/2008

ScorMedia Advisement St. Louis, MO 07/01/2008 New Media Consulting $1,500.00

Creative Litho St. Louis, MO 07/16/2008 Printing $3,656.44

Ambrosino, Muir & Hansen San Francisco, CA 07/11/2008 Direct Mail $36,500.00

The three most important things in a campaign are: direct mail, direct mail, and direct mail.

There would appear to be a literature drop in the works, no?

New media consulting? Is that about us blogs?

The expenditures in the eight day before the election report for Michael Roberts:

Detailed Summary of Expenditures And Contributions Made

Committe: MIKE ROBERTS JR FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE

ReportDate: 7/28/2008

Pamplona LLC Houston TX 07/04/2012 Consulting $5,000.00

Pamplona LLC Houston TX 07/04/2012 Consulting $375.00

Pamplona LLC Houston TX 07/17/2012 Consulting $1,125.00

Pamplona LLC Houston TX 07/18/2012 Voter Contact 3,500.00

Brainstorm Advertising St. Louis MO 07/19/2012 Canvassing 600.00

MCI Printing Inc. St. Louis MO 07/22/2012 Printing and postage $9,273.06

Typo!

Consulting, canvassing and a bit of direct mail.

And how was this paid for (in part)?:

Detailed Summary of Contributions And Loans Received

Committee: MIKE ROBERTS JR FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE

Report Date: 7/28/2008

C. LOANS RECEIVED

Mike Roberts Jr. St. Louis, MO 07/18/2008 $15,000.00

Detailed Summary of Committee Disclosure Report

Committe[e]: MIKE ROBERTS JR FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE

Report[ ]Date: 7/28/2008

35. TOTAL INDEBTEDNESS AT THE CLOSE OF THIS REPORTING PERIOD

(SUM 29 + 30 + 31 – 32 – 33 – 34) $71,000.00