The Demopolis Mayor’s Race

Published 12:00 am Friday, August 20, 2004

Municipal candidates had until Aug. 19 to file their “five-day” Pre-Election Reports. Here are how their “Summary Form 1’s” stacked up.

Cecil Williamson

Pre-Election Report

Filed: Aug. 19

Beginning Balance: $626.71

Itemized Contributions: $450

Non-itemized Contributions: $650

Total Cash Contributions: $1,100

In-kind Contributions: $0

Itemized Expenditures: $1,310

Non-itemized Expenditures: $218.42

Total Expenditures: $1,528. 42

Ending Balance: $198.29

Itemized Contributors:

Gwyn C. Turner: $200 on July 29

Martha H. Turner: $250 on Aug. 9

Itemized Expenditures:

Black Belt Gazette: $560 on Aug. 12

Colony: No amount given

CTO: $200 on Aug. 6

Stephen Lee Gutshall

Pre-Election Report

Filed: Aug. 19

Beginning Balance: $0

Itemized Contributions: $2,800

Non-itemized Contributions: $100

Total Cash Contributions: $2,900

In-kind Contributions: $150

Itemized Expenditures: $2,696.83

Non-itemized Expenditures: $31.17

Total Expenditures: $2,728

Ending Balance: $172

Itemized Contributors:

Stephen Gutshall: (six entries) totaling $1,450

Linden Lumber Co., Ltd.: $500 on July 19

Joanne Garrett: $100 on Aug. 5

Eddie Pruett, Jr..: $100 on Aug. 5

Will Baker: $100 on Aug. 9

Alex Braswell: $100 on Aug. 9

Elizabeth Smith: $100 on Aug. 9

Stacy Wallace: $100 on Aug. 10

Braswell Braswell: $100 on Aug. 10

Jennings Services Co.: $150 on Aug. 11

Itemized Expenditures:

City of Demopolis: $50 on July 6

Demopolis Times: (three entries) totaling $507

M.W. Productions: $610 on July 27

F&E Sportswear: $1,004.83 on Aug. 13

Blackbelt Gazette: $525 on Aug. 13

Ben H. Sherrod

Pre-Election Report

Filed: Aug. 11

Beginning Balance: n/r

Itemized Contributions: n/r

Non-itemized Contributions: $200

Total Cash Contributions: $200

In-kind Contributions: n/r

Itemized Expenditures: n/r

Non-itemized Expenditures: n/r

Total Expenditures: n/r

Ending Balance: n/r

Itemized Contributors:

None reported

Itemized Expenditures:

Colony Office Products: $815 on July 22

Kennedy Signs: $366 on June 15

City of Demopolis: $50 on July 16

Black Belt Gazette: $810 – no date

Demopolis Times: $870 – no date

Ed Key

Pre-Election Report

Filed: Aug. 19

Beginning Balance: $0

Itemized Contributions: n/r

Non-itemized Contributions: $200

Total Cash Contributions: $200

In-kind Contributions: $250

Itemized Expenditures: n/r

Non-itemized Expenditures: n/r

Total Expenditures: n/r

Ending Balance: $200

Itemized Contributors:

Kim Lynch: $250 on Aug. 17

Itemized Expenditures:

None reported

Mike Grayson

Pre-Election Report

Filed: Aug. 16

Beginning Balance: $75

Itemized Contributions: $650

Non-itemized Contributions: $0

Total Cash Contributions: $650

In-kind Contributions: $0

Itemized Expenditures: $767

Non-itemized Expenditures: $0

Total Expenditures: $767

Ending Balance: -$42

Itemized Contributors:

Dan Wilson: $100 on July 29

Kim Mayton: $100 on Aug. 3

Barbara Mayton: $100 on Aug. 3

Martha Jackson: $75 on Aug. 10

Jerry Jackson: $75 on Aug. 10

Wallace Raines: $100 on Aug. 6

Rex Bible: $100 on Aug. 6

Itemized Expenditures:

CTO: $25 on July 22

Blackbelt Gazette: (two entries) totaling $475

U.S. Post Office: $37 on Aug. 2

Demopolis Times: (two entries) totaling $230

Mitchell Congress

No pre-election report filed