One who intends to leave others better off for his having existed.

11/30/11

Jordan Green with a taste of who gave how much campaign cash to whom, minus the final reports, which are usually revealing

"Well-heeled donors poured thousands of dollars
into campaign contributions to candidates
for Greensboro City Council this past year.

...final reports for the cycle showing receipts and expenditures
for the final week before the election
have not yet been filed.

...The Rhinoceros Times topped several candidates’ advertising budgets
(YES! Weekly generally ranked far down the list).

Robbie Perkins (mayoral victor)
Total receipts: $63,114
Total expenditures: $60,929

[notable] Receipts
$2,500: ...Joseph M. Bryan Jr., Jayembe;
Christopher T. Dunbar, Blue Ridge Residential LLC;
DH Griffin Sr., DH Griffin;
NC Realtors PAC
...$1,250: Kathryn S. Long; Robert E. Long Jr., financier
$1,000: Roy E. Carroll, Carroll Companies;
David F. Couch, Blue Ridge Companies;
Drive Committee (Teamsters);
Sylvia L. Samet
$500: ...Randall Kaplan, Capsule Group;
Neil W. Koonce, International Textile Group;
James F. Marshall, Lindbrook Development;

Receipts, by employer
$850: Brooks Pierce law firm;
Donald E. Linder, developer
$500:Nexsen Pruet law firm;
Samet Corp.

[notable] Expenditures
$3,000: Simkins PAC (mailing)
$1,000: Greensboro Times (advertising)
$659: Carolina Peacemaker (advertising)
$610: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)
$589: YES! Weekly (advertising)

Bill Knight (mayoral, defeated)
Total receipts: $36,471
Total expenditures: $33,408

[notable] Receipts
$1,500: Steven Bell, Bell Partners;
Marty Kotis, Kotis Properties
$1,000: Michael Haley;
Bill Kotis, Kotis Properties;
$850: Greensboro Landlords Association
$500: Dr. Joseph Guarino;
Thomas Mincher, Battleground Restaurants;
Phil Proctor, Battleground Restaurants;
Howard Willliams, Brooks Pierce law firm

[notable] Expenditures
$11,045: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)
$4,200: Van’s Advertising Items, Signs & Printing (signs)
$3,835: Compulis (Bill Burckley) (consulting)

Yvonne Johnson (at-large victor)

Total receipts: $28,659
Total expenditures: $23,357

Receipts
$1,250: Triad Good Government PAC
$1,000: Greensboro Real Estate Association
$500: Drive Committee (Teamsters);

Nancy Vaughan (at-large victor)
Total receipts: $14,308
Total expenditures: $4,001

Receipts
$1,000: Joseph M. Bryan Jr., Jayembe;
Marty Kotis, Kotis Properties;
NC Realtors PAC;
$500: Frank Auman, Signature Properties;
Triad Good Government PAC

Danny Thompson (at large, defeated)
Total receipts: $15,115
Total expenditures: $7,302

Receipts
$2,500: DH Griffin Sr., DH Griffin
$1,000: Bill Kotis, Kotis Properties
$500: Dr. Joseph Guarino, Piedmont Occupational and Urgent Care

Receipts, by employer
$2,750: DH Griffin
Expenditures
$5,407: WFMY News 2 (advertising)
$1,470: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)

Jim Kee (District 2 victor)
Total receipts: $6,565
Total expenditures: $4,217

Receipts
$3,500: Marty Kotis, Kotis Properties
$1,000: John R. Rodenbough, Rodenbough Medical Service
$500: NC Realtors PAC

Receipts, by employer
$600: NAI Piedmont Triad

Zack Matheny (District 3 victor)
Total receipts: $17,900
Total expenditures: $7,567

Receipts
$500: NC Realtors PAC;

Receipts, by employer
$2,900: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)

Nancy Hoffmann (District 4 victor)
Total receipts: $37,231
Total expenditures: $35,210

Expenditures
$1,840: WFMY News 2 (advertising)
$1,470: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)
$589: YES! Weekly (advertising)

Mary Rakestraw
(District 4, defeated)
Total receipts: $14,356
Total expenditures: $12,064

Receipts
$1,000: Aldona Wos
$700: Greensboro Landlords Association
$500: Frank Auman, Signature Properties;
DH Griffin, DH Griffin;

Expenditures
$1,755: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)
$882: Compulis (Bill Burckley) (labels)

Trudy Wade (District 5 victor)
Total receipts: $5,944
Total expenditures: $2,267

Receipts
$500: Frank Auman, Signature Properties;
David C. Hayes, Hayes Investments

Expenditures
$945: Rhinoceros Times (advertising)"

Jordan

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