Democratic candidates file campaign finance reports
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 10, 2000
Three of four candidates vying for city offices in the upcoming Democratic runoff filed campaign finance reports on Tuesday.
F.L. &uot;Hank&uot; Smith, a mayoral candidate, and Dr. Fredericka Todd and Donnie Holloway, city clerk candidates, filed their reports with the city clerk’s office.
According to clerk Frances Trosclair, incumbent Mayor Larry L. &uot;Butch&uot; Brown did not file the report by the 5 p.m. deadline.
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Filings on Tuesday are complete through May 6 and cover receipts and disbursements made between April 23 and May 6.
Those reports include the following information:
Holloway reported $1,845 in itemized and non-itemized contributions this period, with a year-to-date total of $4,430.
He reported total disbursements this period, itemized and non-itemized, of $1,302.75 and year-to-date of $3,207.75.
Holloway reported cash on hand of $1,222.25.
On receipts, Holloway itemized 37 percent of his contributions this period, or $700. Those included:
— Jerry Krouse, Natchez, $200.
— Lady Luck, Natchez, $200.
— Randy Hazlip, Natchez, $300.
Holloway’s report includes the following itemized deductions (aggregate amounts are in parenthesis):
— The Natchez Democrat, advertising, $784.40.
— Kimbrell’s Office Supply, Natchez, fliers, $246.10.
— WQNZ, radio advertising, $272.25.
F.L. &uot;Hank&uot; Smith
Smith reported $6,449 in itemized and non-itemized contributions this period, with a total contributions to date amount of $17,149.
He reported total disbursements this period, itemized and non-itemized, of $2,709, with disbursements to date at $11,240.
He reported cash on hand of $5,909.
On receipts, Smith itemized 34 percent of his contributions, or $2,250. Those included:
— S.A. Hoover Trust, West Monroe, La., $500.
— William Marion Smith, attorney, Natchez, $1,000. (Smith aggregate year-to-date contribution is $1,500).
— And Preferred Transport Inc., Natchez, $750.
Smith’s report includes the following itemized deductions (aggregate amounts are in parenthesis):
— The Natchez Democrat, advertising, $1,654 ($3,568 to date)
— WQNZ-FM, advertising, $445.50 ($1,353 year to date)
— WTYJ, radio advertising, $281.60 ($751.60 year to date).
Dr. Fredericka C. Todd
Todd reported $1,124 in itemized and non-itemized receipts this period, with a year-to-date total in contributions of $11,370.
She reported disbursements, itemized and non-itemized, of $2,797.11 this period, with $8,965 in year-to-date disbursements.
She reported $2,405 in cash on hand.
Todd itemized 99 percent of her receipts, or $1,119.
— Dr. James R. Todd Jr., Natchez, $499.
— Everett Sanders, attorney, Natchez, $200
— Jerry B. Owens, Jackson, used car dealer, $200.
— Sadie Bacon, Natchez, AJFC employee, $150.
— Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Grennell, Natchez, teacher, $50.
— Kevin Smith, Natchez, banker, $25.
— And, not totaled in the receipts, a refund of $82.50 from 95 Country radio station for overpayment.
Todd reported the following itemized disbursements:
— Esquirette Club, Natchez, advertisements, $50.
— The Natchez Democrat, advertisement, $1,245.50 this period ($1,859.50 year to date).
— Fox 48, television advertisement, $990.90
— Wal-Mart, supplies, $37.84 this period ($88.31 year to date).
— Big Lots, supplies, $26.63.
— Curtis Ross, Natchez, gasoline/travel for literature distribution, $100 ($300 year to date).
— Burnette Bridgewater, Natchez, gasoline/travel for literature distribution, $200.
— Phillip Leak, Natchez, party clean-up, $25 this period ($85 year to date).
— City of Natchez, Clerk’s office, voter rolls, $121.24.