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Today at the Missouri Ethics Commission for Eric Greitens’ (r) 2016 gubernatorial campaign:

151053 12/17/2015 GREITENS FOR MISSOURI Sally Coleman 1608 Forest Aire St Louis MO 63131 Retired Retired 12/17/2015 $5,001.00

151053 12/17/2015 GREITENS FOR MISSOURI Steven Hantler 6740 Commerce Rd. West Bloomfield MI 48324 Marcus Family Foundation Executive 12/17/2015 $5,001.00

[emphasis added]

* What is it with $5,001.00 almost all the time? Is there a secret handshake, too? Just asking.

* Yes, we know that the extra $1.00 over $5,000.00 means that the contribution must be reported within 48 hours to the Missouri Ethics Commission. It’s the campaign finance disclosure version of strutting your stuff – for both the contributor and the campaign.

Previously:

Campaign Finance: Why the difference when there is no difference? (September 30/October 2, 2015)

Campaign Finance: it’s like a campaign contribution, only smaller – part 19 (December 9, 2013)

Campaign Finance: Junior! (December 10, 2013)

Campaign Finance: going back to the well (December 11, 2015)

Campaign Finance: diversity (December 15, 2015)

Campaign Finance: it’s always sunny in Springfield (December 16, 2015)