Kander relies heavily on lawyers, Blunt on financial sector

About 22 cents of every dollar Jason Kander has raised in his campaign challenging incumbent Roy Blunt for the U.S. Senate has come from lawyers or law firms. Blunt depends heavily on the financial industry and lobbyists to finance his re-election effort.

And both men have received substantial amounts of money from other politicians for their bids in the Nov. 8 election.

Those are some of the top-line findings of a campaign finance analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics in what could be one of the nation’s pivotal contests determining control of the U.S. Senate in 2017. The analysis covers donations through March.

Read more: St. Louis Post-Dispatch


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