Gloucester election candidates filed campaign finance forms with the Voter Registrar's Office on April 15 for the period between Jan. 1 and March 31. Here's the information compiled by the Daily Press. The next round of campaign finance reports are due July 15.
In the Sheriff's race:
--Sheriff Steve Gentry has $2,236.56 in his campaign account carried over from his previous campaign and does not appear to have started fundraising in earnest;
--Challenger Ted Koehl reported $2,000 in in-kind web services from his son, Aaron Koehl, and unitemized in-kind contributions of $11.25, plus $100 in unitemized cash contributions. He has an ending balance of $19.82;
--Challenger Larry Rilee reported an unitemized cash contribution of $100.
Commonwealth's Attorney Bob Hicks reported a loan from himself to his campaign of $550 on March 21.
Board of Superivsors Ware District candidate Andy James, seeking to occupy the seat held by Gregory Woodard, reported un-itemized cash contributions of $150.
Board of Supervisors At-Large candidate Patricia Cowan reported receiving $250 from Steve Emmert, the Virginia Beach attorney who represented her and 39 other Gloucester residents before the Virginia Supreme Court. She also received $1,000 from Michael Warren, a Cobbs Creek resident who works for ESG International, a Toano-based firm. She also received $255 in un-itemized cash contributions. After spending $72 on Peace Frogs t-shirts for the Daffodil Festival parade, Cowan has $1,427.89 in her campaign account.
Treasurer Tara Thomas had a beginning balance of $90.37 and loaned her campaign $500. She received in-kind contributions valued at $1,000 for four digital negatives from Sara Harris Photography and spent $175 on campaign photos. She has a balance of $415.37.Copyright © 2015, Los Angeles Times