Stem Cell Supporters Spent $30 Million

1 decade 2 years 4 months ago Friday, December 08 2006 Dec 8, 2006 Friday, December 08, 2006 7:38:19 PM CST December 08, 2006 in News
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JEFFERSON CITY - Supporters of Missouri's stem cell ballot measure spent a record 30 million dollars. Campaign finance reports released today show the Missouri Coalition for Lifesaving Cures spent about 30 dollars for each of the votes it received while narrowly passing last month. Coalition executive director Donn Rubin says the campaign ended up costing significantly more than supporters had expected. He says that's partly because the measure attracted so much national attention and intertwined in the Senate race between Republican Jim Talent and Democrat Claire McCaskill. Missourians Against Human Cloning spent a little more than one million against the measure. Two of the dozen or so opposition groups also spent more than one million dollars each.

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