Democrats say the Governor appointed his political allies as democrats on state committees.
Dustin Blanchard tells us why the Governor's office says this is not the case.
State law requires a balance of both Democrats and Republicans on certain government commissions.
But, at least 7 people the Governor appointed as Democrats have donated to Republican candidates in the past.
And some appointees donated after their appointments.
Democrats are crying foul . . . but the Governor's spokesperson Spence Jackson says it is common for donations to cross party lines.
Democratic spokesperson Jack Cardetti says the problem is not specific to Blunt -- but he says Missourians should be alarmed by the number of these appointees.
From the state Capitol, I'm Dustin Blanchard.
Democrats claim some of Blunt's appointees misrepresented themselves as Democrats.
Dustin Blanchard tells us why Democrats are crying foul.
The state requires some boards and commissions to have a balance between Republicans and Democrats.
But at least seven people Blunt appointed as democrats have donated to Republicans.
State democratic spokesperson Jack Cardetti says this is an example of cronyism.
But the Governor's spokesman Spence Jackson says the appointees are democrats.
He says they were just helping candidates they agree with -- no matter the party.
From the state Capitol, I'm Dustin Blanchard