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Quarterly campaign finance were due today at the Missouri Ethics Commission. From John Brunner’s (r) 2016 gubernatorial campaign:

C151077: Missourians For John Brunner
Committee Type: Candidate
Po Box 144 Party Affiliation: Republican
Jefferson City Mo 65102 Established Date: 04/02/2015
[….]
Information Reported On: 2016 – January Quarterly Report

Beginning Money on Hand $256,562.86
Monetary Receipts + $3,682,251.40
Monetary Expenditures – $334,707.28
Contributions Made – $550.00
Other Disbursements – $3,360.28
Subtotal $3,343,633.84
Ending Money On Hand $3,600,196.70

That includes a $3,000.000.00 loan to the campaign by the candidate. Most of the money coming into the campaign this quarter came from the candidate.

 Contributions reported on John Brunner's (r) quarterly campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission on January 15, 2016.

Contributions reported on John Brunner’s (r) quarterly campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission on January 15, 2016.

There were 33 other contributions from out-of-state. There were 107 contributions (including the candidate) from Missouri. At the end of December there were forty individual contributions in amounts of either $20.15 or $20.16 which would partially explain this.

As is required campaigns list the employer and position title (as applicable) of individual contributors. This information is requested by the campaign and provided by the contributor. In all the years we’ve been perusing these reports this is a first:

From John Brunner's (r) quarterly campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission on January 15, 206.

From John Brunner’s (r) quarterly campaign finance report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission on January 15, 2016.

Some of the expenditures:

MISSOURI ETHICS COMMISSION
ITEMIZED EXPENDITURES OVER $100 SUPPLEMENTAL FORM
MISSOURIANS FOR JOHN BRUNNER [pdf] 1/15/2016

[….]

Swiftkurrent 166 Cabot Street Beverly MA 01915 10/1/2015 Media Production -Website -Graphic Design $16,524.00

South Bay Scenic 340 Via Largo Morgan Hill CA 95037 10/7/2015 Media Production $16,680.00

Singularis Group PO Box 9265 Shawnee Mission KS 66201 10/14/2015 Finance Consultant $5,000.00

Swiftkurrent 166 Cabot Street Beverly MA 19150 10/14/2015 Media Production -Advertising & Reim. Exp $16,335.39

Barklage & Knodell Inc. 7925 Clayton Road Saint Louis MO 63117 10/29/2015 Grassroots Political Director $7,500.00

Dynamic Solutions LLC 17 Crosby Lane Londonderry NH 03053 10/29/2015 Campaign Management & Reim. Exp $11,835.26

Swiftkurrent 166 Cabot Street Beverly MA 01915 10/29/2015 Media Production $15,199.00

Singularis Group PO Box 9265 Shawnee Mission KS 66201 12/3/2015 Finance Consultant $5,000.00

Singularis Group PO Box 9265 Shawnee Mission KS 66201 12/22/2015 Finance Consultant $5,000.00

[emphasis added]

You’d think all that fundraising expertise would help you come up with a few more contributors.

Previously:

John Brunner (r) – July 2015 Quarterly Campaign Finance Report (July 15, 2016)

Campaign Finance: What for who for what? (December 22, 2015)

Campaign Finance: making a statement (December 31, 2015)

Campaign Finance: Spin! (January 2, 2015)

Campaign Finance: not that it’s really needed (January 12, 2016)