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Moore reveals contributors

MONTGOMERY – Demopolis City Councilman and candidate for Senate District 24 Thomas Moore was the lone man to file his Fair Campaign Practices Act reports by Friday’s 5 p.m. deadline.

Moore filed his 10- to 5-day report in the Secretary of State’s office and reported contributions of $25,130 and campaign expenditures of $21,514.12.

The financial disclosure reports are required by law, but the law lacks any major penalties should they not be filed.

Moore faces State Rep. Bryant Melton and State Rep. Bobby Singleton of Hale County in the race for the seat left vacant by long-time State Sen. Charles Steele, who resigned earlier this summer.

A lone Republican, James E. Carter has filed a 45-day waiver report, reporting no contributions and no expenditures.

Moore picked up money from 21 sources of more than $150, and reported non-itemized contributions $2,080.

Seven political action committees – known as PACs – contributed $18,350, according to the report filed by Moore with Secretary of State Nancy Worley.

PACs contributing to the Moore’s campaign are:

Bi-PAC, $4,850;

A-Vote Voice of the Teachers, $5,000;

J. Rudolph Davidson STA PAC, $1,000;

SEA-PAC, $1,500;

Green Tree PAC, $500;

CAREPAC, $500; and

Artur Davis for Congress, $5,000.

Moore’s corporate donors included:

Gulf States Paper, $500;

NHS Management, LLC, $250;

Crowne Management, LLC, $250;

Manley, Treager, Perry&Stapp, $400; and

Windham Motors, $500.

Individuals donating to Moore’s campaign were:

Gwendolyn Turner, $300;

W.W. Dinning Jr., $350;

Michael Walters, $150;

Judy B. Martin, $200;

David E. Potts, $300;

Lucius Rayfield, $500;

Alex Braswell, $250;

Michael Marshall, $250; and

Nathan Watkins Jr., $500.

Expenditures for advertising were $11,858.14; for consultants/polling, $4,050 and he spent $1,835.83 on administrative items.

Food, lodging and transportation rounded out the expense category.

The election is Oct. 26.