June campaign finance numbers are being reported. This will be the last major reporting of campaign finances until the August 6 primary. This report is generally looked at by political insiders as determining who
Tate Reeves for Governor reported brought in just over $657,946 in contributions. Total disbursements come to $3.1 million. Total cash on hand is at $5.8 million across all accounts.
Democratic candidate Jim Hood reported $1.3 million in total contributions through the year. His total disbursements equal $867,827. His total cash on hand is $1.46 million. Hood’s campaign reported contributions for the period totaling $332,635.
Bill Waller reported a total of $983,759 raised to date, $227,253 this period, and has a total of $414,426.02 (188,108.87 prior to Jan 1 2018 and 226,317.15 after Jan 1 2018).
Republican and current Representative Robert Foster reported $130,125 raised to date with $135,294 in disbursements. His cash on hand is just over $7k. For just this period Foster brought in $22,585 in contributions.
David Singletary, who is running for Governor as an Independent, reported $965.00 raised since January, with a total of $14,831 in disbursements.
Democrat Velesha Williams reported $23,664 raised through this quarter, with $22,382 in disbursements. She has a total of $1,281 cash on hand to date.
Bob Hickingbotton, who is also running for Governor, reported raising a total of $3,525 since January. Hit total disbursements are $3,332, with $193 cash on hand.
Phillip “Bucket” West reported $1,000 in contributions and disbursments with $0 cash on hand.
Robert Shuler Smith for Governor of Mississippi reported $17,945 in contributions with $17,038 in disbursements. His total cash on hand is $907.
Delbert Hosemann reported raising $882,500 in contributions including $256,000 this period. His total disbursements are $520,080. His final cash on hand is at $3 million.
Jay Hughes, a Democrat for Lt. Governor, reported $324,000 in contributions ($300,000 of that in the form of a loan from the candidate). His total disbursements are $866,035. His cash on hand at this time is $280,915. He also showed $325,000 raised through the campaign.
Shane Quick has not yet reported, but showed $101 cash on hand in the last period.
Lynn Fitch reported raising a total of $399,010 since January. Her total disbursements reached $446,018, with $231,334 cash on hand.
Republican Andy Taggart reported $419,072 in total contributions with $302,180 in disbursements. His final cash on hand is $119,391.
Mark Baker reported a total of $131,881 in contributions, with $140,489 in disbursements. His total cash on hand is $370,294.
Jennifer Riley Collins reported $109,881 in contributions. Her total disbursements are $62,996. Her cash on hand comes to $46,884.
Secretary of State
The Committee to elect Michael Watson reported $269,025 in total contributions to date, and $197,822 in disbursements. His total cash on hand is $226,317.
Friends of Sam Britton reported $611,523 in total contributions. His disbursements were totaled at $437,333. His total cash on hand is $174,190.
Candidate Johnny Dupree reported contributions at $38,564, his disbursements total $40,687. His cash on hand is currently at -$2,123.13.
Friends of Goeffrey Yoste reported $152,626 in contributions. His total disbursements are at $118,041, leaving his cash on hand at $34,585.
Jeremy Martin reported raising $61,033 in contributions. His total disbursements are at $36,363. His current cash on hand is $24,669.
John Caldwell reported total contributions of $43,445 with disbursements of $8,279. His total cash on hand is $35,666.
Trey Bowman is reporting a total of $72,675 in contributions, with disbursements of $12,166. His total cash on hand is $60,508.
Friends of Joe Grist reported contributions of $20,544. His disbursements total at $7,721 with a total cash on hand of $12,822.
Butch Lee reported a total of $88,544 in contributions since January. His total disbursements are at $28,841. That leaves his current cash on hand at $59,703.
The Committee to elect Willie Simmons to Transportation Commissioner reported $133,343 in contributions. His disbursements total $101,809. The total cash on hand is $31,533.
Ricky Pennington Jr.
E. A. Hathcock has reported no contributions as of now, but with $427 in total disbursements. He has reported $0 cash on hand.
Chad Toney reported $2,000 in contributions. His disbursements equal $1,842. He has a total of $157 cash on hand.
Tom King reported raising $88,453 since January. His total disbursements is at $3,963. His total cash on hand is $88,453.
Tony Smith has reported $72,349 in total contributions. His disbursements equal $39,570. His final cash on hand at this period is $32,778.
Senator Buck Clarke disclosed $226,445.60 cash on hand. He reported he brought in $68,400 before disbursing $69,066.94.
David McRae is reporting $274,835.69 cash-on-hand. That’s after $532,525 in contributions and $579,768.59 in disbursements.
Commissioner of Agriculture
Friends of Andy Gipson is reporting $45,635.15 cash on hand. They ended the reporting period having earned $11,377.00 and disbursing $4,723.47.
Friends of Rickey Cole has reported $40,196.04 cash-on-hand for this period. Contributions totaled $9,512.84 with expenditures totaling $1,653.32.
Public Service Commissioners
Dane Maxwell (Southern District) is reporting $7,007 cash-on-hand. That’s after $11,700 in contributions and $12,808.14 in disbursements.
Bruce Burton (Central District) is reporting $-1,466.14 for this reporting cycle. He received no contributions but spent $1,319.31.
Brandon Presley, running unopposed in the Northern District, is disclosing $113,201.39 cash-on-hand for the reporting period. That’s after $550 in contributions and disbursements equaling $1,832.98.
Ryan Brown (Central District) is reporting $21,217.13 in cash-on-hand after fundraising $5,765.00 and spending $8,862.79.
Kelvin Schulz (Southern District) is reporting $100 cash on hand balance after receiving contributions of $1,542.00, which was also the total amount of his disbursements.
Brent Bailey (Central District) is reporting $19,371.34 cash-on-hand with $8,385.00 in contributions and $5,768.07 in disbursements.
Dorothy “Dot” Benford (Central District) is reporting $60 cash-on-hand with $200.00 contributions and $140 in disbursements.
Sugar Stallings (Southern District) reported $261.44 cash-on-hand.
De’Keither Stamps (Central District) is reporting $1,178.50 cash-on-hand with $1,212.16 in contributions and $3,248.76 in disbursements.
Commissioner of Insurance
Robert Amos is reporting $9,200 cash on hand balance after receiving contributions of $2,000 and no disbursements.
Mike Chaney is reporting $256,392.23 cash on hand.