It takes money to buy the attack ads Mount Vernon Republican Representative Jack Goodman has aired in his Senatorial race against Democrat Nolan McNeill.
According to his campaign committee's filing with the Missouri Ethics Commission eight days before the election, Goodman had approximately $70,000. In the final week of the campaign, an additional $80,000 has poured into his coffers, according to Ethics Commission documents.
Monday, Goodman reported receiving $21,550, including $6,050 from the Lawrence County Republican Central Committee, $5,000 from the 123rd District Republican Legislative Committee, and $6,000 from the 127th District Legislative Committee. He also picked up $600 from the Drury Development Corporation of St. Louis, $600 from SBC PAC, $600 from Neosho banker Rudy Farber, $600 from Missouri Freedom of Jefferson City, $600 from Chuck Gross for Protem, and $600 from General Motors.
On Nov. 4, Goodman received $6,050 from the McDonald County Republican Central Committee, and $1,800 from three health industry interest groups.
The Nov. 3 filing shows $6,050 from the Newton County Republican Central Committee, $6,050 from the 32nd District Senatorial District Committee; $5,450 from the 129th District Republican Legislative Committee, $1,500 from the 2nd Senatorial District Republican Committee, and $400 from the 12th Legislative District Committee, as well as $6,000 from the Barry County Republican Committee.
The Nov. 1 filing indicates Goodman received $6,050 from the 131st Legislative Committee and about $2,500 from the Missouri Republican Party.
On Oct. 31, Goodman reported receiving $6,000 from the 128th District Legislative Committee, $600 from Friends of Stevenson, Webb City Republican legislator Bryan Stevenson's campaign committee; $6,000 from the Republican State Committee, and $600 from Leggett & Platt, among the contributions.