Another $229,000 flowed into the most expensive governor's race in Missouri history today, with most of going into Democratic candidate Jay Nixon's campaign.
Forty-eight hour reports filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission show Nixon receiving $164,000 in large contributions, while Congressman Kenny Hulshof pulled in $65,000.
Nixon's biggest contributor at $50,000 was Industry Advancement Fund, Kansas City, followed by $25,000 contributions from Operating Engineers Local 101, Kansas City; and Simon Passanante, PC, St. Louis.
Other contributors to the Nixon campaign were:
Taxpayers Unlimited, $10,000; Holcim, Inc., Bloomsdale, $7,500; Pipefitters Local 533, Kansas City, $10,000; Greater Kansas City Building and Construction Trades, Independence, $10,000; Our Children's Future, Independence, $10,000; Joan Bray for Missouri Senate, St. Louis, $6,500; and Missouri Values Committee, Kansas City, $10,000
Hulshof's top contributor was Emerson Electric, St. Louis, with $30,000. Pettis County Republican Committee gave $25,000, and AGC MO PAC chipped in with $10,000.
Since campaign contribution limits were lifted Aug. 28, Nixon has received $2,188,150 in $5,000+ contributions, while Hulshof has raked in $1,892,081.