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Previously: Campaign Finance: a league of one’s own (March 16, 2014)

Today, at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

C081111 04/28/2014 GATSCHENBERGER 4 MO Chuck Gatschenberger 2491 Foxbridge Ct Lake St Louis MO 63367 State of Missouri State Representative 4/28/2013 $220,000.00

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Instant campaign.

At this point all three of the republican candidates (and, we might add, the only three candidates) have written very large personal checks as contributions to their own campaigns.

C131072 03/16/2014 ONDER FOR MISSOURI Robert Onder 2090 Key Harbour Dr Lake Saint Louis MO 63367 self Physician 3/16/2014 $200,000.00

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C091042 04/01/2014 COMMITTEE TO ELECT VICKI A SCHNEIDER FOR STATE SENATE Vicki Schneider 806 Emge Rd OFallon MO 63366 V. Schneider Enterprises ltd Self 3/31/2014 $245,000.00

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All the action is gonna take place for the primary. Think of it as a right wingnut political consultant full employment project.