Kay Barnes, the Democratic candidate for Missouri’s 6th Congressional District, has outraised her opponent, Republican incumbent Sam Graves, according to the Federal Election Commission.

Kay Barnes, the Democratic candidate for Missouri’s 6th Congressional District, has outraised her opponent, Republican incumbent Sam Graves, according to the Federal Election Commission.

According to FEC figures, Barnes raised approximately $2.2 million from Jan. 1, 2007, to Oct. 15. By comparison, Graves raised approximately $2.1 million during the same period.

The donations for Barnes break down as follows:

• Individual contributions: $1.4 million.

• Unitemized individual contributions: $304,791

• Party committee contributions: $12,835

• Other committee contributions: $512,184

• Candidate contributions: $10,600

On Oct. 15, Barnes reported $31,731 on hand, with $250,000 in debt.

For Graves, his donations break down as follows:

• Individual contributions: $960,630.

• Un-itemized individual contributions: $75,552.

•  Party committee contributions: $13,079

• Other committee contributions: $1 million

• Candidate contributions: $0

On Oct. 15, Graves reported $221,517 on hand, with $10,000 in debt.

David R. Browning, the Libertarian candidate, reported $2,655 in itemized individual contributions from Jan. 1, 2007 to Oct. 15, 2008.

Browning also reported contributing $1,066 to himself.

A complete list of donors for Barnes, Graves and Browning can be viewed at www.fec.gov.

The northwest Missouri 6th Congressional District encompasses a part of Eastern Jackson County that includes Blue Springs, Buckner and northeastern Independence, along with Clay and Platte counties and 23 other counties.