Republican Tom Emmer’s campaign reports spending $3,000 on a fireworks display at the Republican Party Convention.
Democrat Mark Dayton reports giving a social media consultant $28,000 in 2010.
Democrat Margaret Anderson Kelliher spent $600 on makeup for the DFL convention and an Almanac appearance. She also spent money for economic development consulting.
Democrat Matt Entenza spent $38,000 on telemarketing and $330,000 on direct mail.
DFL Sen. Tom Bakk gave $200 to Dayton’s campaign.
Patricia Torres Ray Yvonne Prettner Solon transferred $15k from her now defunct state senate campaign fund.
Independence Party candidate Tom Horner received a contribution from Hubbard Broadcasting’s Stanley Hubbard. Hubbard mostly contributes to GOP candidates.