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Attorney General Chris Koster (D) filed his April quarterly campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission on April 15th:

REPORT SUMMARY

MISSOURIANS FOR KOSTER [pdf] 4/15/2011

2. All Monetary Contributions Received This Period $720,456.00

10. Expenditures made by cash or check this period $88,281.74

27. Money On Hand at the close of this reporting period $709,220.08

[emphasis added]

That’s a really good fundraising quarter and a healthy cash on hand.

We’ve been watching the 48 hour reports, but let’s take a look at some of the contribution details:

CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED – SUPPLEMENTAL

MISSOURIANS FOR KOSTER [pdf] 4/15/2011

Justus for Missouri

PO Box 411464

Kansas City MO 64141-1464

3/22/2011

$500.00

Market Genomics, L.L.C.

9800 Mt. Pyramid Court

Englewood CO 80112

3/31/2011

$2,000.00

Jay Nixon for Missouri

PO Box 143

Jefferson City MO 65102

2/16/2011

$2,920.24 [in-kind]

James Stowers

400 W 49th Ter

Kansas City MO 64112-2407

American Century Investments — Founder

3/13/2011

$75,000.00

Progressive politician.

Folks interested in stem cell research.

Not so progressive politician.

Car dealers and other business interests.

A significant amount from organized labor and attorneys. They tend to want an Attorney General’s office that runs smoothly.

Some of the expenditures:

EXPENDITURES AND CONTRIBUTIONS MADE

MISSOURIANS FOR KOSTER [pdf] 4/15/2011

C. Contributions Made (Regardless of Amount)

Elect Natalie Tennant Committee

PO Box 1063

Charleston WV 25324

2/26/2011

$1,000.00

Citizens for Jake Zimmerman

201 N. Meramec

Saint Louis MO 63105

3/15/2011

$1,000.00

ITEMIZED EXPENDITURES OVER $100 SUPPLEMENTAL FORM

Mc Donald’s

1425 Missouri Blvd

Jefferson City MO 65109-1727

2/12/2011

Meal Expense

$10.97

Chase Park Hotel

212 N Kingshighway

Saint Louis MO 63108

2/27/2011

Travel Expense

$384.65

Chase Park Hotel

212 N Kingshighway

Saint Louis MO 63108

1/23/2011

Travel Expense

$226.00

Chase Park Hotel

212 N Kingshighway

Saint Louis MO 63108

12/10/2010

Travel Expense

$145.69

Starbucks

2401 Utah Ave S

Seattle WA 98134

2/5/2011

Meal Expense

$3.73

Starbucks

2401 Utah Ave S

Seattle WA 98134

3/27/2011

Meal Expense

$1.62

Starbucks

2401 Utah Ave S

Seattle WA 98134

12/7/2010

Meal Expense

$2.73

Katz Watson Group, Inc.

236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Suite 602

Washington DC 20002

2/11/2011

Consulting Fees

$6,500.00

Katz Watson Group, Inc.

236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Suite 602

Washington DC 20002

3/1/2011

Consulting Fees

$4,050.29

Butler’s Pantry

1414 Park Ave

Saint Louis MO 63104-3032

3/24/2011

Catering/Fundraising

Expense

$6,923.40

Almar Printing

7735 Wornall Rd

Kansas City MO 64114-1857

12/10/2010

Printing

$4,630.51

Katz Watson Group, Inc.

236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Suite 602

Washington DC 20002

3/29/2011

Consulting Fees

$978.04

Katz Watson Group, Inc.

236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Suite 602

Washington DC 20002

3/29/2011

Consulting Fees

$6,500.00

Ambassador Valet Parking Company

One US Bank Plaza, Suite 2405

505 N. 7th Street

Saint Louis MO 63101

3/28/2011

Valet Services/Fundraising Expense

$429.00

Hilltop Public Solutions

1000 Potomac Street NW

Suite 500

Washington DC 20007

2/8/2011

Consulting Fee

$2,500.00

Katz Watson Group, Inc.

236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

Suite 602

Washington DC 20002

1/19/2011

Consulting Fees

$6,500.00

Fresco By Scotto

34 East 52nd Street

New York NY 10022-5914

3/9/2011

Meeting Expense

$255.57

Royalton Hotel

44 W 44th St

New York NY 10036-6604

3/12/2011

Travel Expense

$991.66

[emphasis added]

I hope they got the healthier salad and not a happy meal.

I wonder if they ran into the Lieutenant Governor on the elevator. That could make for an awkward silence.

Coffee?

Fundraising.

Still, at $88,281.74 that’s a significantly lower burn rate than the Lieutenant Governor.