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The April quarterly campaign finance reports are due at the Missouri Ethics Commission:

Governor Mike Parson (r) [2018 file photo].

C091129: Parson For Missouri
Committee Type: Candidate
Po Box 1004
Bolivar Mo 65613
Party Affiliation: Republican
Established Date: 06/15/2009
[….]
Information Reported On: 2019 – April Quarterly Report
Beginning Money on Hand $935,597.65
Monetary Receipts + $198,931.69
Monetary Expenditures – $45,097.93
Contributions Made – $1,250.00
Other Disbursements – $6,747.59
Subtotal $145,836.17
Ending Money On Hand $1,081,433.82

[emphasis added]

$198,931.69 in one quarter for a sitting governor? Meh.

A private residence fundraising event on February 15th in Poplar Bluff that raised $58,100.00, a private residence fundraising event in Springfield on March 16th that raised $19,750.00, a fundraising event at the St. Louis Club on March 20th that raised $16,000.00, and a private residence fundraising event in Cape Girardeau on March 22nd that raised $47,236.00.

It’s like no one is mailing it in.

One of the expenditures:

MISSOURI ETHICS COMMISSION
ITEMIZED EXPENDITURES OVER $100
SUPPLEMENTAL FORM
Parson For Missouri 4/14/2019

MVI Air LLC 4200 Somerset Dr Prairie Village KS 66208 1/22/2019 Flights $14,900.00

[emphasis added]

Well, okay. Someone gets around.

And, of course, there’s a PAC which supposedly exists to prop up Governor Parson (r):

C180490: Uniting Missouri Pac
Committee Type: Political Action
Po Box 444
Farmington Mo 63640
Established Date: 06/29/2018
[….]
Information Reported On: 2019 – April Quarterly Report
Beginning Money on Hand $2,044,233.48
Monetary Receipts + $354,154.10
Monetary Expenditures – $88,526.29
Contributions Made – $10,000.00
Other Disbursements – $5,000.00
Subtotal $250,627.81
Ending Money On Hand $2,294,861.29

[emphasis added]

Well, isn’t that special?

And not particularly grassrootsie:

MISSOURI ETHICS COMMISSION
CONTRIBUTIONS AND LOANS RECEIVED
Uniting Missouri PAC 4/15/2019

12. TOTAL ANONYMOUS CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM PERSON GIVING $25 OR LESS $0.00
13. TOTAL MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM PERSONS GIVING $100 OR LESS $0.00
14. TOTAL IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED FROM PERSONS (NOT COMMITTEES) GIVING $100 OR LESS $0.00

It must be a really special PAC. And how did this PAC spend some of its money?:

MISSOURI ETHICS COMMISSION
EXPENDITURES AND CONTRIBUTIONS MADE
Uniting Missouri PAC 4/15/2019

C. Contributions Made (Regardless of Amount)
20. Name and Address of Candidate or Committee Name: 21. Date 22. Amount

TATE FOR GOVENOR PO BOX 24355 JACKSON MS 39225 2/6/2019 $10,000.00

[emphasis added]

Well, Mississippi. Maybe that’s how they spell things in Mississippi. It’d be fun to go check the campaign finance reports in Mississippi and wonder at the contribution from “Uniting Missouri PAC”. Heh.

There are plenty of expenditures for fundraising and consulting. And:

MISSOURI ETHICS COMMISSION
ITEMIZED EXPENDITURES OVER $100 SUPPLEMENTAL FORM
Uniting Missouri PAC 4/15/2019

VICTORY ENTERPRISES 5200 30TH STREET SW DAVENPORT IA 52802 3/25/2019 SOCIAL MEDIA ADVERTISING $25,000.00

[emphasis added]

We swear, it wasn’t us.