Candidates for office in Missouri this week had to file their last campaign finance reports before Tuesday’s election. Those reports, along with previous reports, give snapshots of their campaign efforts.

Senate District 8

Republican Mike Cierpiot is seeking re-election for the 8th District State Senate seat after being winning a special election last November. Democrat Hillary Shields is challenging him.

Cierpiot’s campaign has taken in $225,463 and has spent $279,416. Top recent contributions include:

• $10,000: MO Society of Anesthesiologists

• $2,600: Enterprise Holdings Inc. PAC; Steven Ketchmark, student, Leawood; OCM Lease; Jennifer McCreight, homemaker, Shawnee Mission; Scott McCreight, attorney, Leawood; Mark Andresen, mechanic, Kansas City; Diane Andresen, Kansas City; PC Mechanic; Mortgage Bankers Association Truman Region PAC; Perkin Law Firm; Joseph Perkin, attorney, Shawnee Mission; Erica Perkin, attorney, Shawnee Mission; Ketchmark McCreight PC; Susan Ketchmark, homemaker, Leawood; Mike Ketchmark, attorney, Leawood; Brenda Moore, Leawood; Sean Moore, Leawood; Chloe Ketchmark, student, Leawood; Ben Fadler, attorney, Leawood; AT&T Missouri EmPAC; Brett Emison, attorney, Lee’s Summit; Strong Garner Bauer, Springfield; AW Smith Law; Placzek LLC; Holman Schiavone LLC; Gori Julian & Associates PC; Charter Communications Inc. MO PAC; Tim and Cynthia Drury, Drury Hotels; Ford Motor Civic Action Fund; A Better Missouri PAC; Missouri First PAC; Missouri Forward PAC; O’brien Law Firm; Expand Missouri; American Democracy Allegiance Ridgely PAC.

Shields’ campaign has taken in $317,492 and has spent $215,381. Top recent contributions include:

• $2,600: United Food & Commercial Workers Active Ballot Club-- Missouri Federal Committee; Service Employees International Union Missouri State Council PAC; Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Truman PAC; Kenneth McClain; Jackson County Democratic Committee; Joyce Aboussie, CEO, St. Louis.

• $2,000: United Automobile Workers Region 5 Midwest States PAC

• $3,550: Jonathan Rand, writer, Kansas City.

• $1,500: Ironworkers Local No. 10 PAC; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Missouri.


House District 19

Democrat Ingrid Burnett is running for re-election in District 19 of the Missouri House of Representatives. Green Party candidate Valorie Engholm is challenging her.

The district contains parts of Sugar Creek, northwest Independence and northeast Kansas City.

Burnett’s campaign has taken in $32,638 and spent $16,676. Top contributions include:

• $5,200: CHIPP Political Account (Carpenters Help in the Political Process).

• $1,000: Missouri Hospital Association PAC for Healthcare.

• $1,000: Humane Society Legislative Fund of MO PAC.

• $1,000: MO Realtors PAC.

• $1,000: KC Bixpax the PAC of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.

• $500: Supporters of Health Research & Treatments; Downtown Council PAC; Rosana Privitera Biondo, Mark One Electric President, Kansas City; Paul Evans, attorney, Blue Springs; Better Missouri.

Engholm’s campaign has had limited activity, meaning it has received and spent less than $500.


House District 20

Republican incumbent Bill Kidd has served two terms as state representative of District 20, which runs from Sugar Creek to northeast Independence to Buckner. He is running for a third term. Democrat Jessica Merrick is challenging him.

Kidd’s campaign has taken in $11,900, and has spent $3,753. Top contributions include:

• $2,600: Carpenters Help in the Political Process (CHIPP); MO Energy Development.

• $1,300: United Labor Credit Union.

• $1,000: Comcast Corporation & NBC Universal PAC; Bob Moore, construction employee, Independence; Missouri Petroleum Makers & Convenience Store Association PAC; Spire PAC; United American Freedom Fighters Local 781 Legislative PAC.

• $750: Kansas City Regional Association of Realtors.

• $600: Missouri Solar Energy Industry Association PAC.

• $500: MO Realtors PAC; Local Union #124 Political Fund; Downtown Council PAC; United Steelworkers; MO Consumer Lender PAC; KC Biz PAC of Greater KC; MO Cable PAC; BNSF Railroad Company; MO Majority PAC; United Auto Workers Region 5 Midwest States PAC.

Merrick’s campaign has taken in $5,714 and spent $4,536. Top contributions include:

• $1,100: Lanna Ultican, retired, Blue Springs.

• $750: Jackson County Democratic Committee.

• $500: Brotherhood of Local Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen Missouri PAC.

Missouri Senate District 8 candidate Hillary Shields also donated $100.


House District 30

The campaign for Jon Patterson (R-Lee’s Summit) has taken in $8,518 ($156,702.64 total) and spent $3,795.98 ($50,371.27) since the October quarterly report. His campaign still has more than $106,000 remaining.

Top recent contributors include:

• $1,500: Supporters of Health Research & Treatments.

• $1,000: Mike McGraw, Lee’s Summit; Kimberly Williams, Western Springs, Ill.; Missourians for Effective Leadership PAC; Missouri Realtors PAC.

• $500: Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.

The campaign Democrat candidate Ryana Parks-Shaw of Lee’s Summit has taken in $9,904.44 ($17,729.82 total) since the October quarterly filing and spent $1,655.39 ($13,319.84 total).

Top recent contributors include:

• $2,600: LIUNA Local 110.

• $1,000: Teamsters Local 41.

• $500: NARAL Pro Choice; Teamsters 245 PAF; Teamsters Local 541; Teamsters Local 600; Planned Parenthood, Overland Park, Kansas; American Income Life PAC.

Libertarian candidate Brad Eichstadt of Independence filed his eight-day-prior report shortly after the October quarterly. He has largely self-funded his campaign ($13,612) and has spent $13,135.24.


House District 33

The campaign for Donna Pfautsch (R-Harrisonville), who seeks a fourth term, has taken in $4,900 ($20,567 total this year) and spent nearly $15,000 since the October quarterly filing and has more than $35,307.77 on hand.

Top contributors this latest period include:

• $1,000: Supporters of Health & Treatment.

• $500: Missouri Realtors PAC; Leadingage MO PAC; Downtown Council PAC; Homebuilders Association of Greater Kansas City PAC.

Pat Williams (D-Harrisonville) has taken in $550 and spent $8 since the October quarterly filing, bringing his respective totals to $5,482.36 and $3,026.85


House District 31

Dan Stacy, R-Blue Springs, is seeking a second term, challenged by Democrat Travis Hagewood.

Stacy’s campaign has taken in $28,999 and spent $33,898.

Top contributors include:

• $5,100: Home Builders Association of Greater Kansas City.

• $5,200: Grow Missouri PAC.

• $3,600: Mike McGraw, CEO, Blue Springs.

• $2,600: David Humphreys, Joplin.

• $805: Bev Worth, retired, Lee’s Summit.

• $600: Phillip Klein Trust, retired, Leawood.

• $500: Reed Hastings, self-employed, California; Ford Motor Company Civic Action Fund; MBA Truman Region PAC; Cheyenne International; National Federation of Independent Business Missouri PAC.

State Senator Mike Cierpiot, R-Lee’s Summit, also donated $250.

Hagewood’s campaign has received $24,056 and spent $21,232.

Top contributors include:

• $3,290: Midwest States United Automobile Workers Region 5.

• $2,600: Laborers’ International Union of North America.

• $2,600: Heavy Construction Laborers Local Union.

• $2,600: CHIPP Political Account.

• $2,500: Jackson County Democratic Committee.

• $1,000: St. Louis – Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council.

• $600: Mitch Weber, videographer, Parkville.

• $500: Better Schools for Missouri; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers & Trainmen Missouri PAC; Missouri Service Employees International Union State Council; Taxpayers Unlimited; Missouri State Council of Firefighters PAC; Diane Baker, attorney, Kansas City;


Jackson County Legislature

In the Third District, which covers Sugar Creek and most of Independence, Democrat Charlie Franklin's campaign has raised an additional $5,120 ($78,670 total) and spent $2,243.91 ($73,779.27 total) since the October quarterly filing.

Top contributors include:

• $1,500: CHIPP Political Account (carpenters).

• $500: Darwin and Ellen Rold, Lee's Summit; Richard Mark, Independence; Greater Kansas City Building & Construction Trades PAC.

Republican Brice Stewart has spent an additional $4.94 ($8,201.03 total) after raising $12,364.99.