Sheriff race lags far behind judge, magistrate race fund-raising

In the fund-raising department, the race for Fayette County Sheriff is almost a dead heat.

Incumbent Fayette County Sheriff Wayne Hannah has raised $12,980 so far this political season compared to his challenger, former Fayette sheriff Lt. Barry Babb, who has reported $12,125 in cash donations to his campaign.

Hannah has the advantage, however, in rolling over some $34,289 in previous donations from his first campaign for office four years ago.

Hannah reported getting $4,180 in donations this year that were below the $101 reporting threshold. He also reported getting $1,684.53 in in-kind donations this year.

Among the contributions of $101 or over reported by Hannah were:

$2,500 from Tara Helicopters LLC of Hapeville;

$2,500 loan from the candidate himself;

$500 from Susan Casavan of Fayetteville;

$500 from Ronnie Chance of Tyrone;

$150 from Bartow Dell of Fayetteville;

$200 from George Gamble of Peachtree City;

$500 from Mark Gray of Peachtree City;

$200 from Ada Hewell of Peachtree City;

$2,000 from Alice Mallory of Fayetteville;

$250 from Chris McDonald of Fayetteville;

$150 from A.J. Mote Jr. of Jasper;

$400 from David Slemons of McDonough;

$200 from Trailers for Less of Fayetteville;

$750 from Vicki Turner of Fayetteville; and

$500 from Bryan Woodie of Fayetteville.

Babb reported getting $2,605 in donations below the $101 reporting threshold. he also reported getting $1,487 in in-kind donations.

Among the contributions of $101 or over reported by Babb were:

$200 from William J. Babb of Fayetteville;

$250 from Jimmy Babb of Sharpsburg;

$500 from Babb Boring of Fayetteville;

$300 from Barbara Cooke of Sharpsburg;

$350 from David Cree of Peachtree City;

$200 from Chuck Cumming of Fayetteville;

$1,000 from Mike Dixon of Newnan;

$1,000 from Mike Draper of Fayetteville;

$500 from Kenneth Gunn of Fayetteville;

$300 from Leonard Howard of Fayetteville;

$200 from Scott Isreal of Brooks;

$500 from J&L Barbershop of Fayetteville;

$120 from Janet Ludlam of Fayetteville;

$400 from Mask Tire of Fayetteville;

$500 from Rex McDonald of Fayetteville;

$500 from Randall McKean of Fayetteville;

$2,000 from Middle Georgia Seal Coating Inc. of Brooks;

$500 from M. Helen Norton of Fairburn; and

$200 from Jerry Svec of Fayetteville.

In the race for State Court Judge, incumbent Carla Wong McMillian has raised a total of $64,174 including $8,730 this year and a $34,584 loan from herself at the end of last year. Challenger Stephen Ott has raised a total of $10,858 this year including $3,241 in loans.

McMillian reported getting $1,545 in donations below the $101 reporting threshold and $867 in in-kind donations.

Among the contributions of $101 or more reported by McMillian so far this year were:

$500 from Arnall Golden & Gregory Non Partisan Committee for Better Government Inc. of Atlanta;

$250 from B.J. Pak for State House of Lilburn

$100 from Wilson Barmeyer of Washington, D.C.;

$500 from William Barwick of Atlanta;

$250 from William Buhay of Atlanta;

$250 from Brad Carver of Atlanta;

$250 from Christopher Chan of Atlanta;

$250 from Han Choi of Decatur;

$100 from Winston Folmar of Atlanta;

$500 from M.A. Jaleel of Peachtree City;

$250 from Malone Law Office of Atlanta;

$500 from Max Richardson Jr, P.C. of Norcross;

$200 from Jack McLaughlin of Dunwoody;

$200 from Neal H. Howard and Associates of Columbus;

$500 from Jackie Toney of Atlanta;

$200 from Gary Andriate of Peachtree City;

$200 from Harold Benefield of Fayetteville;

$150 from Morris Braswell of Jonesboro;

$100 from Thomas Bundy of Ellicott City, Md.;

$500 from Duane Morris of Atlanta;

$250 from James Johnson of Fayetteville;

$300 from Heather Karrh of Fayetteville;

$250 from Ivars Lacis of Peachtree City;

$250 from Stephen Marsh of Alexandria, Va.;

$125 from Robert Ross of Peachtree City; and

$100 from Dr. Ferrol Sams of Fayetteville.

Ott reported getting $1,174 in donations below the $101 reporting threshold and $150 in in-kind donations.

Among the contributions of $101 or more reported by Ott so far this year were:

$250 from Dr. Matthew Autera of Fayetteville;

$500 from Bray Properties LLLP of Fayetteville;

$300 from Glen Burn of Peachtree City;

$300 from Becky Carden of Hogansville;

$250 from Judy Chidester of Peachtree City;

$200 from Melinda Dean of Newnan;

$250 from Emily Gross of Moreland;

$2,000 from the Law Office of Eric K. Maxwell, P.C. of Fayetteville;

$200 from Mark Gray Insurance Inc. of Peachtree City;

$1,000 from Michael Medici of Forest Park;

$1,000 from Miller & Brown, P.C. of Fayetteville;

$150 from Philip Coe of Fayetteville;

$500 from the Georgia Association of Realtors in Atlanta;

$500 from Heather Karrh of Fayetteville;

$200 from Melinda Neu of Newnan;

$1,000 from Edward Ott of Carrollton;

$200 from George Rosenzweig of Newnan; and

$250 from Stemberger & Cummins, P.C. of Newnan.

In the race for Fayette County Magistrate, Jason B. Thompson reported that he has raised $19,879 in cash while his challenger Catherine Sanderson reported that she has raised $12,040 in cash.

Thompson also noted that he has received $4,300 in in-kind contributions to date. Sanderson reported receiving $2,100 in in-kind contributions.

Thompson has reported receiving $6,304 of his cash from contributions of $100 or less. Of the remaining contributions, Thompson said he received the following:

$2,500 from Sanjiv Basseen of Oak Ridge, Tenn.;

$2,500 from Virginia Basseen of Oak Ridge, Tenn.;

$200 from Chris Chitwood of Fayetteville;

$200 from Dan Colwell of Fayetteville;

$275 from Sue Eutermoser of Peachtree City;

$500 from Daniel Gagliano of Nashville, Tenn.;

$200 from Pamela Garrett of Fayetteville;

$500 from Jeff Giglio of Fayetteville;

$200 from Mark Gray of Peachtree City;

$200 from Hollis Harris of Peachtree City;

$200 from Phillip Jackson of Fayetteville;

$200 from Alice Mallory of Fayetteville;

$150 from John Mrosek of Peachtree City;

$200 from Vincent Sarrechia of Peachtree City;

$500 from Tina Scarbrough of Brooks;

$500 from The Roth Firm LLC of Atlanta;

$250 from Matthew Tucker of Jonesboro;

$200 from Afzal Virani of Peachtree City;

$250 from Kirstin Basseen of Brentwood, Tenn.;

$1,000 from Edie Cieutat of Peachtree City;

$150 from the Committee to Elect Emory Wilkerson of Fayetteville;

$400 from Fayette Security and Communication of Fayetteville;

$500 from the Georgia Association of Realtors PAC of Atlanta;

$250 from Kenny Hudson of Fayetteville;

$150 from Love & Learning Inc. of Peachtree City;

$250 from Mark Gray Insurance Inc. of Peachtree City;

$200 from F.A. Sams of Fayetteville;

$200 from Jim Sams of Fayetteville;

$250 from The Pettersson Law Firm of Newnan; and

$500 from Steve Weeman of Fayetteville.

Sanderson reported she received $1,390 in contributions under the reporting limit of $100. Among her other contributions reported were:

$2,500 from Heather Karrh of College Park;

$2,500 from Eleanor Sanderson of Fayetteville;

$200 from Clay Collins of Fairburn;

$250 from Julie Matulia of Peachtree City;

$2,500 from Michael Sanderson of Fayetteville;

$1,000 from Rick Verdin of Fayetteville; and

$200 from Pamela Young of Sharpsburg.

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