Slick Rick Weiland’s front group for his public campaign finance scheme filed their campaign finance form this past week. And it contains some VERY interesting information.
Did you know that the donor list for this group contains nearly NO South Dakotans? They provided it, down to donations of $1. And out of 103 pages of donors, I counted 17 citizens from SD.
Even more surprising… out of the $1,297,091.97 raised, do you know how much came out of South Dakota? $718 or .055%.
Yes. 55 Thousandths of a percent of their funding came from South Dakota.
Committee Chairman Don Frankenfeld was only in for $100. But, the big South Dakota donor was Committee spokesman Darrell Solberg who wrote a check for $300.
Of course, Don and Darrell left the heavy lifting to people such as Henry Pincus of NY who was in for $75K. And neither Don nor Darrell could keep pace with people like Jeffrey and Katherine Abrams of Beverly Hills, who were in for $100k. Jonathan Soros of NY, NY pitched in $25k. Mark Gallogly & Lisa Strickler living on Central Park West in NYC were in for $100K. Sean Eldridge of Garrison, NY was the biggest individual donor at an incredible $275,000.
And as we’ve grown to expect, the out of state group RepresentUs was the big donor at $633,383.20.
But, South Dakotans did donate $713. Including a $3 donation from a woman in “Fart Pierre.” If they can’t even spell that right, you can’t help but have doubt raised as to how “South Dakota” this group is. And we have to keep reminding ourselves that the group is supposedly called “South Dakotans for Integrity.” Instead of “Almost NO South Dakotans for Integrity.”
And if you doubt one word of what I have to say? Please. I invite you to read it all for yourself below. In Black and White.