Kander Has Nearly Twice as Much in the Bank as His Three Opponents Combined
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Secretary of State candidate Jason Kander today filed his latest campaign finance report, which shows he now has more than $860,000 on hand for his race – nearly twice what all three of his Republican opponents have in the bank combined.
Kander also reported raising $100,152 in monetary contributions over the 26 days in the most recent reporting period.
“As we travel across Missouri, more and more people have been responding to our message of running a nonpartisan secretary of state’s office,” Kander said. “Each day we have more supporters who want to contribute financially or volunteer because they believe Missouri needs a secretary of state who has the courage to stand up and do what’s right every time.”
The fundraising reports filed today show:
- Jason Kander raised $100,152 this period and has $860,012 cash on hand.
- Scott Rupp raised $43,355 this period and has $168,457 cash on hand.
- Shane Schoeller raised $42,297 this period and has $103,149 cash on hand.
- Bill Stouffer raised $23,265 this period and has $172,172 cash on hand and $143,325 in debt.
Jason Kander is a State Representative from Jackson County and previously served in the Army National Guard. As a military intelligence officer in the Army Reserve, Kander volunteered in 2006 for deployment and served in Afghanistan. In 2010, he was one of ten soldiers selected as national finalists for Army Reserve Outstanding Junior Officer of the Year. Rep. Kander currently serves on the Missouri Veterans Commission. Kander is a lawyer and lives with his wife Diana in Jackson County.