This article originally provided by
WV Metro News
October 31, 2006
Blankenship Election Spending Nears $2 Million
Massey Energy President and CEO Don Blankenship has spent another $750,000 in
his effort to oust several Democrats from the House of Delegates in next week's
The latest filing with the Secretary of State's Office shows the money given by
Blankenship through the group "And for the Sake of the Kids".
Blankenship has now funded the effort with nearly $2 million according to
filings since September 11th.