Philyaw Far Ahead In Juvenile Court Judge Funds Race

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Juvenile Court Judge Rob Philyaw is far ahead of challenger Yolanda Mitchell in the funds race.

For the last reporting period, he took in $16,450 to go with $22,417 on hand. He loaned the campaign $10,000 after opening his campaign account by supplying $3,000 earlier.

Ms. Mitchell received $4,020 to go with $3,289 on hand.

Judge Philyaw received $500 from Bob McKamey, $250 from Richard Floyd, Robert Whitmire, Casey Hammontree, Alan Lebovitz, Stephen Monroe, Earl and Dana Story and Bob and Elizabeth Stewart, $150 from Bill and Marguerite Bennett, $100 from Mary Broerman, Kirk and Haven Burns, Ed and Bonnie Gravitt, Christopher and Lauren Howley, Rob and Tedi Kret, Jay Ku, SueAnne Wells, David Myers and Friends of Bo Watson.

Ms. Mitchell was given $600 by Tommie Brown, $500 by Charles Key Jr., Fred Williams, $300 by James Baldwin, $200 by Moses Freeman, and $150 by Franklin Alford.

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