Attorney General Jay Nixon added another $80,000 in oversized contributions to his campaign coffers today, according to a 48-hour report filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
The contributions bring his total in $5,000+ contributions to $2,796,150 since contribution limits bit the dust on Aug. 28.
Nixon's Republican opponent, Congressman Kenny Hulshof, inched closer to the $2 million mark, reporting $30,000 in oversized contributions, lifting his total to $1,957,081.
Nixon's contributions included $25,000 apiece from United Food and Commercial Workers ABC, Washington D. C., and Schriffrin, Barroway, Topaz & Kessler, Radnor, Pa., as well as $20,000 from COG Leasing, Columbia; and $10,000 from The Kroenke Group, Columbia.
Hulshof picked up $20,000 from Thompson Coburn LLC, St. Louis; and $10,000 from Smurfit Stone, Creve Coeur.