Coppinger War Chest Grows; Hammond Has Sizable Contributions; Henry Brings In More Than Opponents

Friday, April 11, 2014

County Mayor Jim Coppinger took in another $134,015 to go with his previous $52,360 for his re-election effort.

He spent $21,133 in the most recent reporting period.

His opponents, Richard Ford and Basil Marceaux, did not report any contributions.

County Commissioner Larry Henry had $17,555 to go with $7,589 for his quest to be Circuit Court clerk. He spent $10,074.

Ron Parson brought in $7,100 and spent $5,442.

Lisa Zarzour Bowman had $6,725 and spent $6,094.

Henry contributions included $1,000 from Thomas Miller, Jon Kinsey, Bill Haisten Jr. and Bob McKamey, $500 from Shannon Brown, John Germ, Jack McKee, Wayne Peters, Russell Friberg, Mark West, Bassam Issa and Ron Bhalla,  $300 from Gene Pike, $250 from Bill Bennett, $200 from Ival Goldstein and Roger Tuder and $150 from Wayne Cropp.

Mr. Parson had $1,500 from Betsy Parson, $1,000 from Ed Cagle, $500 from Doug Yates, Carlos Jones and Freeman Cooper, $350 from Clancy Covert, and $250 from Bulldog Motors.

Ms. Bowman received $1,500 from Heath Henley, $800 from Brendan Francois, $500 from Selma Cash Paty, Sandy Bott, John Konvalinka and Glenna Ramer, $300 from Barbara Davis and $200 from Jennifer Lawrence and Leslie McWilliams.

Rep. Vince Dean, who is running for Criminal Court clerk, gained $1,150 to go with $68,710 he had from state races. He spent $34,371. A form was not available for Criminal Court Clerk Gwen Tidwell. Another candidate, Brian White, had no receipts or spending.

Sheriff Jim Hammond said he gained $17,775 to go with $44,538. He spent $30,223. The form for Chris Harvey was not available.

Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw had $23,317 and spent $4,739. Challenger Yolanda Mitchell had $5,210 to go with $3,041. She spent $1,420. One of her gifts was $1,520 from Ann Jones Pierre. 

Juvenile Court Clerk Gary Behler took in $5,470 and spent $521.

Register of Deeds Pam Hurst brought in $6,425 to go with $397. She spent $6,321. Opponent Ryan Epperson had $380 and spent $115.

County Clerk Bill Knowles, who is unopposed, received $1,650 to go with $13,427. He spent $1,862. 

 

 


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