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Another republican candidate, this time, John Cauthorn in the open seat race in the 21st Legislative District, is getting significantly propped up by the House Republican Campaign Committee (HRCC). Kelly Schultz is the Democratic Party candidate. Via the Missouri Ethics Commission:

Detailed Summary of Expenditures And Contributions Made

Committe: HOUSE REPUBLICAN CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE INC

ReportDate: 10/12/2010

Pure Marketing Columbia, MO 09/30/2010 IE Media Buy-Cauthorn $11,501.00

[emphasis added]

Kelly Schultz filed her third quarter campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission on October 15th:

Detailed Summary of Committee Disclosure Report

Committe: FRIENDS FOR KELLY SCHULTZ

1. TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR THIS ELECTION PREVIOUSLY REPORTED $71,645.88

2. ALL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED THIS PERIOD $20,360.00

9. TOTAL ALL RECEIPTS THIS ELECTION(SUM 1B + 7A – 8A) $93,083.31

15. TOTAL EXPENDITURES THIS ELECTION (SUM 10B + 14A) $17,241.70

28. MONEY ON HAND AT THE CLOSE OF THIS REPORTING PERIOD (SUM 25 + 26 – 27) $71,252.89

[emphasis added]

Uh, you think that’s getting spent down right now? You betcha.

Let’s take a look at some of the contributions:

Detailed Summary of Contributions And Loans Received

Committee: FRIENDS FOR KELLY SCHULTZ

Report Date: 10/15/2010

Sue Bader Columbia, MO Retired 09/01/2010 $15.00

Friends for Chris Kelly Columbia, MO 09/06/2010 $3,000.00

Harrietts List Saint Louis, MO 09/15/2010 $3,000.00

Still For State Representative Columbia, MO 09/13/2010 $1,000.00

B. NON-ITEMIZED CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED

12. TOTAL ANONYMOUS CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM PERSONS GIVING $25 OR LESS $155.00

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Yep, there are lots of small dollar contributions, along with contributions from Democratic office holders, and organized labor (working people!).

The expenditures:

Detailed Summary of Expenditures And Contributions Made

Committe: FRIENDS FOR KELLY SCHULTZ

ReportDate: 10/15/2010

Act Blue 08/29/2010 Quarterly Transaction $12.84

Act Blue 09/30/2010 Quarterly Transaction $51.79

Katy Dimmitt Springfield, MO 09/28/2010 Reimbursement $100.00

Christopher Girouard Columbia, MO 09/01/2010 Campaign Manager $1,500.00

Hotcards.com Cleveland, OH 09/10/2010 Mail Production $1,531.77

Madison’s Cafe Jefferson City, MO 09/01/2010 Volunteer Meeting $31.93

Mission Control Mansfield Center, CT 09/01/2010 Mail Production $700.00

Shakespeare’s Pizza Columbia, MO 09/13/2010 Volunteer Meeting $43.31

Shrija Mart Columbia, MO 09/07/2010 Gas $68.19

Staples Columbia, MO 09/22/2010 Office Supplies $38.77

US Postal Service Columbia, MO 09/03/2010 Mail $182.00

US Postal Service Columbia, MO 09/29/2010 Mail $152.93

Victorystore.com Davenport, IA 09/07/2010 Yard Signs $367.00

Voter Activation Network Somerville, MA 09/15/2010 Voter Contact $300.00

Yeah, we can expect a mail plan to kick in any moment now if it hasn’t already.

John Cauthorn (r) filed his third quarter campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission on October 15th:

Detailed Summary of Committee Disclosure Report

Committe: FRIENDS OF CAUTHORN

1. TOTAL RECEIPTS FOR THIS ELECTION PREVIOUSLY REPORTED $35,103.55

2. ALL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED THIS PERIOD $20,550.00

9. TOTAL ALL RECEIPTS THIS ELECTION(SUM 1B + 7A – 8A) $55,653.55

15. TOTAL EXPENDITURES THIS ELECTION (SUM 10B + 14A) $16,734.88

28. MONEY ON HAND AT THE CLOSE OF THIS REPORTING PERIOD (SUM 25 + 26 – 27) $38,264.67

[emphasis added]

That’s a serious uptick in fundrarising. Let’s take a look at where it came from:

Detailed Summary of Contributions And Loans Received

Committee: FRIENDS OF CAUTHORN

Report Date: 10/15/2010

Citizens to Elect Kurt Schaefer Columbia MO 08/31/2010 $2,000.00

Brice Luetkemeyer St Elizabeth MO 09/04/2010 $500.00

Ren Potterfield Trucking Monroe City MO 09/08/2010 $1,000.00

Hallmark Cards Inc Kansas City MO 09/10/2010 $500.00

Missouri Chamber PAC Jefferson City MO 09/13/2010 $500.00

Friends of Tilley Perryville MO 09/16/2010 $1,500.00

Missourians for HobbsMexico MO 09/27/2010 $1,000.00

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Hallmark Cards? What ever happened to “the very best”?

The plane!

There are individual contributions, contributions from republican office holders, and lots of money from PACs.

The expenditures:

Detailed Summary of Expenditures And Contributions Made

Committe: FRIENDS OF CAUTHORN

ReportDate: 10/15/2010

A. EXPENDITURES OF $100 OR LESS BY CATEGORY

FR Exp $102.46

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

K&M Printing Mexico MO 09/03/2010 printing $208.85

Gibbs Pool and Turner Jefferson City MO 09/06/2010 compliance $500.00

Walmart Mexico Mexico MO 09/10/2010 supplies $100.20

Rocket Group Jefferson City MO 09/17/2010 Signs $895.19

K&M Printing Mexico MO 09/27/2010 printing $513.37

Graffitti Mexico MO 09/27/2010 collateral $111.38

Collateral? What the hell is that?