Ann Pruett Putting Most Money Into East Ridge Race

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Ann Pruett, widow of former East Ridge Mayor Fred Pruett, is putting the most money into the East Ridge election for City Council.

She reported $4,175 in receipts and $3,684 in expenses, including some billboard space.

Ms. Pruett received $500 from Larry Armour and loaned the campaign $3,450.

Marc Gravitt, who is also seeking one of two open East Ridge Council seats, listed $2,650 in gifts and $2,413 spent.

His contributors include John Tilley $200, Curtis Adams $300, Jack Cagle $25, Claude Hyde $500, Elizabeth Norris $100, Cubby Owens $250, Vernon Liston $400, C.L. Storie $200 and Jeffrey Thompson $100.

Incumbent Denny Manning has raised $1,775 and spent $1,904. He has gotten $200 from Curtis Adams, $300 from Tommy Bayles, $50 from Billy Dean, $250 from Cubby Owens, $500 from Claude Hyde, $100 from John Tilley, $100 from James and JoAnn Hawkins, $100 from Robert Davis, $150 from Vernon Liston and $25 from Jack Cagle.

In the Soddy Daisy Commission race, Patti Skates has brought in $750 and spent $925. Les Jewell has taken in $510 and spent $925.

For the Signal Mountain Council, William Frank Preston has taken in $350 and spent $1,119. Bill Lusk has provided his campaign $1,929. Joe Dumas has $205 in receipts. Bill Wallace has received $20 and made no expenditures.

 


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