Sunday, August 31, 2008

Gibbons receives first Blunt contribution of no-limit era

Republican attorney general candidate Michael Gibbons received the first contribution from Missourians for Matt Blunt during the no-limit era, according to a document filed today with the Missouri Ethics Commission.

The Blunt committee gave Gibbons $10,000 of the $48,000 in $5,000-plus contributions reported. Others giving to Gibbons included:

L. D. Eckelkamp, Bank of Washington, $5,000; Menlo Smith, Sunmark Capital, $7,500; Rudy Farber, Neosho, $10,000; Hunter Engineering, Bridgeton, $10,000; Vacation Services of America, Branson, $5,000.

At the moment, Gibbons' opponent, Democrat Chris Koster, has not reported any $5,000-plus contributions.

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