Campaign Finance
6:37 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

GOP Donors In The Giving Mood

Wealthy Republican donors started Christmas early.

Somewhat uncharacteristically, GOP donor David Humphreys donated $25 thousand to Democratic Governor Jay Nixon on Friday.

Humphreys is the head of a Joplin based roofing company and usually donates exclusively to Republicans – in fact, he donated about 1 and a half million dollars to conservatives and conservative organizations just this year.

Nixon was the only major Democrat Humphreys supported.

But Humphreys isn’t the only one in the giving mood. Libertarian billionaire Rex Sinquefield gave $275 thousand last Thursday to start a new political action committee called “Missourians for Excellence in Government.”

Sinquefield is known for donating large sums of money to conservative causes.

You can read the filing here.

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