Primary Election 2014
12:11 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Sinquefield Donates Another $50,000 to Dooley

Wealthy financier Rex Sinquefield has made another donation of $50,000 to embattled St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley, who’s in a tight primary race with County Councilman Steve Stenger.

Rex Sinquefield
Rex Sinquefield
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Sinquefield’s donation was posted Thursday on the Missouri Ethics Commission’s website and comes less than a week after his earlier $50,000 donation to Dooley.

Sinquefield is, by far, Dooley’s most generous donor.

Sinquefield’s wife, Jeanne, gave Dooley $100,000 this spring. Overall, the Sinquefields have donated close to $450,000 to Dooley since 2009.

Meanwhile, Stenger received $5,000 late this week from August A. Busch III, of St. Peters, who generally backs Republicans.

Most of the money collected now by Stenger and Dooley is going for get-out-the-vote efforts and final TV ads, aimed at encouraging supporters to cast ballots by next Tuesday, Election Day.