Chris Koster (D) [2016 file photo].

Chris Koster (D) [2016 file photo].

Chris Koster’s (D) 2016 gubernatorial campaign filed its 8 Day Before General Election campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission today:

C031159: Koster For Missouri
Committee Type: Candidate
Po Box 440173
St Louis Mo 63144
Party Affiliation: Democrat
Established Date: 08/12/2003
Information Reported On: 2016 – 8 Day Before General Election-11/8/2016
Beginning Money on Hand $6,578,737.97
Monetary Receipts + $4,484,383.14
Monetary Expenditures – $7,920,845.15
Contributions Made – $995,000.00
Other Disbursements – $0.00
Subtotal ($4,431,462.01)
Ending Money On Hand $2,147,275.96

[emphasis added]

That’s the money raised and expenditures from October 1st to October 27th.

This includes $2,000,000.00 from the Democratic Governors Association. Organized labor (various unions) contributed in amounts ranging from $250,000.00 (teachers) to $100,000.00 to $50,000.00. There appears to be a significantly larger number of contributions (from in state, and in smaller amounts) than the republican candidate.

And yes, there’s a lot [pdf] of spending on media.

Total receipts for this election?: $27,550,445.44


Campaign Finance: and there it is (October 22, 2016)