It was a second straight disappointing fundraising quarters for the Seventh District Congressional campaign of Sen. Jack Goodman, R-Mount Vernon.
Documents filed today with the Federal Election Commission indicate Goodman raised $62,572.99 during the last quarter of 2009, and spent $37,237.13, leaving him with $162,855 in the bank.
Goodman's total is more than $300,000 behind the leader in the fundraising race, auctioneer Billy Long, who has $478,641 and raised $126,816 in the last three months of 2009.
Goodman is also lagging behind his fellow senator, Gary Nodler, R-Joplin, who has $179,774.24, and received $74,988.46 in the fourth quarter.
Greene County Prosecuting Attorney Darrell Moore was far behind the top three, picking up only $4,110. Moore had $2,692.41 on hand as of Dec. 31.