WEST POINT — A pair of selectmen incumbents turned in their pre-primary campaign finance reports with the city clerk’s office Monday, six days after the deadline but a day before primary voters went to the ballot.
Candidates in municipal races running in party primaries were required to file campaign finance primary pre-election reports by 5 p.m. March 30. Those reports must include the totals a candidate took in and spent, as well as itemize, or identify, each contribution or disbursement of more than $200. Those $200 or less can be considered non-itemized and are not required to be identified.
Ward 1 Selectman Leta Turner, a Democrat, submitted a report showing $1,820 in contributions, including $820 that was non-itemized. Her only itemized contribution was $1,000 from Jabari Edwards.
Turner reported $1,520 in non-itemized disbursements and $300 cash on hand.
The report for Ken Poole, the incumbent Democrat in Ward 3, showed no contributions, itemized or otherwise. It did report $1,565 in disbursements, of which $1,000 was itemized for buying campaign material.
Turner is facing Linda Hannah today, while Ken Poole faces Jonas Robinson. Both primaries will decide the race. Hannah and Robinson submitted their campaign finance reports by the deadline.
Tammy Parkerson, a Democrat running for mayor, and Ward 5 Selectman Jasper Pittman, also a Democrat, had still not submitted reports to the city clerk’s office by press time.