Tag: campaign contributions

Missouri Ethics Commission seeks to bar Curtis from producing evidence in hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Courtney Allen Curtis is once again in the hot seat for allegedly violating several of Missouri’s campaign finance laws. The Ferguson Democrat has been facing steep penalties from the Missouri Ethics Commission after an investigation found nine counts of various violations, the price tag of […]

O’Laughlin, Luetkemeyer finishing with strong third quarter

Important state filings due Oct. 15th JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With less than a week left before the required quarterly filings due, a number of candidates are submitting their filings early, and the results so far have been impressive. David Wasinger, a Republican candidate for State Auditor, announced this week […]

Missouri Chamber sues for right to contribute to its own PAC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It hasn’t yet been a year since Missouri voters passed Amendment 2, a campaign contribution reform measure seeking to place restrictions on how money can be donated or maneuvered in the realm of Missouri elections, but it’s already led to a number of legal challenges in […]

Corporations can still make unlimited contributions to PACs, and here’s how

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – More than eight months have passed since Missouri voters elected to put in new laws regarding campaign contributions in the Show-Me State, which has already proven to be easier said than done. As each month has ticked by, the decisions on just what the new law […]

MEC slaps Curtis with more than $100K in fines

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Courtney Curtis has officially landed in hot water with the Missouri Ethics Commission. The MEC last week put out an order, which finds Curtis and the committees supporting him, ‘Curtis for Mo’ and ‘Curtis for Missouri,’ in violation of several campaign finance laws. The MEC […]

New contribution limits affect fundraising quarter ending

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Due to newly implemented campaign contribution laws passed during the November election, fundraising efforts for state candidates adapt to adhere to the new parameters that have been set. On April 3, 2017, the fundraising quarter for candidates will cease as local government prepares for the 2018 […]

Campaign contribution law bans corporation donations to all candidates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The new implementation of Missouri’s campaign contribution law could potentially present problems for candidates at local levels. The new law passed during the November election by a large margin of Missouri voters places limits and rules on how candidates and committees can accept donations, including how […]

MOGOV Countdown: Day 3

We’re now just three days from the general election, and both Eric Greitens and Chris Koster continued to make “get-out-the-vote” campaign stops in the Show-Me State on Saturday. Greitens’ campaign turned its sights on Phelps and Laclede Counties Saturday afternoon, making stops in Rolla and Lebanon before heading to Springfield […]

MOGOV Countdown: Day 6

One week out from Election Day, and the Missouri gubernatorial race is officially in a dead heat. A new statewide poll by Public Policy Polling shows Koster leading Greitens, 47-44. Meanwhile, a new Missouri Times poll shows the Republican leading by one point, 46-45. The executive director of the Missouri […]

MOGOV Countdown: Day 7

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One week out from Election Day, and the Missouri gubernatorial race is close. A surprisingly small new poll by the Monmouth University Polling Institute shows Eric Greitens and Chris Koster tied at 46 percent each. BREAKING: Missouri DJT 52 HRC 38#MOSen Blunt 47 Kander 46#MOGov Greitens 46 […]