Smith Outpacing Boyd In Fundraising For District 8 County Commission Race

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Democrat Kenny Smith is leading Republican incumbent Tim Boyd in fundraising for the District 8 County Commission race.

Commissioner Boyd had $2,105 from the last reporting period and added $7,050.

Mr. Smith, former County School Board chairman, had $23,303 from the last reporting period and pulled in $9,100 during the recent period.

Mr. Smith, who is making his second try for the seat, received $3,400 from Ironworkers 704, $1,000 from the Homebuilders Association and Robert McDade, $500 from H-Pace and the Asbestos Workers, $400 from Barry Key, $350 from John Coxwell, $250 from Mid-South Carpenters, Jerry Summers, $150 from Daniel Atchley, $100 from Milton Smith, Richard White, Bill Kennedy, Clara Steele, Robert Siskin, Dan Challener, Robert Stahl, Gerry Stevenson, Russell Bean and Betty Brooks. 

Commissioner Boyd received $1,000 from Robert Kenz of San Marino, Calif., and $1,000 from Katherina Kenz of San Marino, Calif., as well as $1,000 from George E. Nelson, of Rising Fawn, Ga.

Other Boyd contributions included $500 from Southern Land Company of Franklin, Tn., $300 from Richard Elrod, $250 from Oscar Brock and Robert Decosimo, $200 from Lila Statom, Paulina and Larry Madaris, and Larry Grohn, $150 from Paul Brock Jr. and Timothy Burney, and $100 from Louise and Roy Latham, Mac Pendley, Gary Behler, Ruth Braly, Jim Studer, Liz Norris and J.F. Decosimo.

 

 


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