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Mitchell leads DeRito in campaign contributions
by Rachel Kellogg
October 30, 2013 02:39 PM | 2189 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
With municipal elections coming up on Tuesday, candidates for the Post 1 City Council seat in Alpharetta have turned in campaign contribution forms for the month of September.

As of Oct. 1, Incumbent Donald Mitchell reported having $14,950 on-hand for his campaign.

Among his cash contributions, Mitchell lists a donation of $101 from Julie Hogg, founder of the Alpharetta Arboretum and Community Garden. Mitchell also lists two $150 cash donations from Connie Mashburn, a historian with the Alpharetta Historical Society.

Local business owner and Mitchell’s campaign chairman Larry Attig made a $1,000 cash contribution to the campaign and local attorney Nan Dempsey donated $300.

Mitchell also records loaning his own campaign $10,000.

Under expenditures, Mitchell lists $226 for postcards, $136 for embroidered shirts and $282 for campaign signs.

As of Oct. 1, challenger and former councilman Doug DeRito recorded a total of $2,071 on-hand in his campaign fund.

DeRito’s only contribution listed is a $3,000 loan from himself to his campaign.

DeRito lists an expenditure of $450 for his candidate qualification fee and $478 for campaign signs.

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