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AG Koster’s Campaign War Chest Up Another Half a Million

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UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Election Returns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster reports raising more than a half-million dollars during the past quarter for his re-election campaign.

Candidates filed reports with the Missouri Ethics Commission laying out their fundraising activities from April through the end of June.

Koster, a Democrat, reported that his campaign raised $572,000 during the past three months and had nearly $2.4 million in available cash at the start of July.

Republican Ed Martin is challenging Koster. Martin raised $406,000 during the past quarter but had less cash on hand to start this month. Martin’s campaign had $564,000 its campaign bank account.

Adam Warren, a rural prosecutor is running against Martin in the GOP primary Aug. 7. He raised about $11,000 over the past three months and had $5,900 on hand to start July.

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