October Quarterly FEC Reports Released

Quarterly finance reports have finally been released via the Federal Election Commission.

Let’s take a look at some highlights:

Jack Conway:

  • $508,455.65 itemized from individuals
  • $15,402.12 unitemized from individuals
  • $523,857.77 total from individuals
  • $22,750 from PACs
  • $125,000 loaned from the candidate
  • Total raised: $673,443.05
  • $256,506.40 in expenditures

Notable contributions:

  • Edith Bingham $1,000
  • Todd Blue $1,000
  • Shelby Bonnie $2,400
  • Will Coursey $150
  • Tom Dorman $780.34
  • Carol & Tracy Farmer $4,800 each
  • Ed Glasscock $500
  • Chris Gorman $250
  • Bob Gunnell $1,000
  • Gill Holland $2,400
  • Darryl Issacs $1,000
  • Bill May $2,400
  • Jonathan Miller $500 (He probably wants Jack’s job)
  • Tim Mulloy $1,000
  • Frank Shoop $1,000
  • Matt Thornton $2,400
  • John Tilley $500
  • Burr Travis $2,400
  • William T. Young, Jr. $2,400
  • Larry Zielke $1,000
  • Ann Oldfather $500 (she’s our idol)
  • Plumbers & Pipefitters $5,000

Notable disbursements:

  • AWF Consulting for fundraising $24,323.02
  • Critical mention (on-demand media clips) $6,790
  • Fletcher, Rowley, Riddle, Inc (Mark Riddle) for consulting $20,000
  • November Strategies, Jeff Groob’s firm for “fundraising & event consulting” $9,757.50

Peep the rest – Mongiardo, Paul and Grayson – after the jump…

Daniel Mongiardo:

  • $514,404.42 total contributions
  • $248,742.89 total expenditures
  • $751,548 cash on hand
  • $443,770.17 itemized from individuals
  • $56,534.25 unitemized from individuals
  • $14,100 from PACs

Notable contributions:

  • Perry Clark $250
  • Carolyn Belcher $600
  • Virginia Woodward $500
  • Eleanor Jordan $250
  • Bruce Hendrickson $100
  • Leslie Combs $2,000
  • Robin Webb $1,000
  • Aaron Horner $100
  • Bill John $2,400
  • Tim Longmeyer (Louisville Democratic Party Chair) $100
  • RJ Palmer $500
  • Plumbers & Pipefitters $5,000
  • IBEW $5,500
  • David Boswell’s old campaign fund $500
  • Thousands from physicians and the health care industry and from attorneys
  • $88,525 from the Coal, Oil and Gas industries

Notable disbursements:

  • Christina Gilgor – fundraising $10,118.42
  • Fundraising Management Group $20,329.97
  • Joey Couch – fundraising $10,500
  • That’s nearly $41,000 in fundraising fees for a single quarter!
  • $4,000 to Lisa L. Tanner Consulting, Inc (Which still doesn’t exist according to the Secretary of State’s office) – She also works as Greg Fischer’s Field Director
  • Kim Geveden $10,349.99
  • Lee Murphy – consulting – $1,500
  • Dick Prelopski $7,643.86
  • Squier Knapp Dunn for communications $20,193.59
  • $573.15 to Larry O’Bryan’s Pro-Active Media for lapel stickers

It’d be nice if the Mongiardo campaign could file an FEC report that doesn’t include HANDWRITTEN NOTES ON THE REPORT. Hello, 2009. We have putter machines for a reason.

Comparing Lt. Dan & Jack

  • Cash on Hand:
    Jack $1,648,954
    Lt. Dan $751,688
  • Receipts:
    Jack $2,003,382
    Lt. Dan $1,247,479
  • Disbursements:
    Jack $354,427
    Lt. Dan $495,841
  • Debt:
    Jack $173,810
    Lt. Dan $1,213,986

What was that about Lt. Dan being ahead of Jack Conway in each and every way imaginable?

Yeeeaah.

Rand Paul:

  • $1,040,668.56 total contributions
  • $195,044.98 total expenditures
  • $912,416 cash on hand
  • $471,592.19 itemized from individuals
  • $536,576.37 unitemized from individuals

Notable contributions:

  • Nearly all funds come from outside Kentucky, which does not translate into votes
  • Tons of contributions from wealthy physicians and bankers
  • Very few contributions from women

Notable disbursements:

  • $12,500 in salary to David Adams
  • $9,000 in salary to Chris Hightower
  • $14,744.10 to Direct Mail Management for a mailing
  • $10,428.75 to The Magnolia Group for a fundraising consultant
  • $65,350.38 to The Printing Express for printing

Trey Grayson:

  • $642,857.11 total contributions
  • $99,258.86 total expenditures
  • $1,117,655.96 cash on hand
  • $46,260.08 debts
  • $422,865.00 itemized from individuals
  • $60,492.11 unitemized from individuals
  • $159,500 from PACs

Notable contributions:

  • Owsley Brown Frazier $2,400
  • Alex Campbell, Jr. $4,800
  • Rose Harris $1,000
  • Bill Stone $1,000
  • Bill Samuels $1,000
  • Matt Thornton $4,800
  • Dan Jones (21st Century Parks in Louisville) $1,000
  • Junior Bridgeman $500
  • Scott Cox $1,000
  • Bob DeWeese $250
  • James Patterson $3,400
  • Jon Draud $500
  • David Huber $1,000
  • Daniel Groves $250
  • Fran Thornton $4,800
  • Basil Turbyfill $500
  • Ed Glasscock $1,500
  • Mark Lamkin $250
  • Holly Harris $2,400
  • Billy Piper $300
  • Riggs Lewis $1,000

Notable disbursements:

  • Lukens Company – printing – $21,502.07
  • Spalding Group – printing – $4,725.08

Comparing Grayson & Paul

  • Cash on Hand:
    Grayson $1,117,655
    Paul $912,416
  • Receipts:
    Grayson $1,247,975
    Paul $1,121,693
  • Disbursements:
    Grayson $130,318
    Paul $208,651
  • Debt:
    Grayson $46,260
    Paul $0

So Rand Paul is raising less money at a slower rate and has a burn rate far exceeding Grayson’s. Not exactly a great thing for an unknown who’ll need tons more cash than Grayson in order to compete.