GISD Place 7 incumbent Ben Stewart's campaign raised $1,844. Notable contributors include Place 3 trustee Andy Webb and Place 5 trustee Melanie Dunham, according to the reports. GISD Executive Director for Communications Melinda Brasher also contributed to his campaign. A combined total of $502 was contributed by Webb, Dunham and Brasher, the report said.
Stewart has spent about $3,013, approximately $2,338 of which has come from personal funds.
One of Stewart's opponents, Stephen Benold, raised $6,225, per reports. Financial campaign reports for another opponent, Jeff Siegismund, are not yet available, as he has filed a modified report and has not gone over his $930 spending limit, district officials said. Benold's expenditure total was $8,039, the report said.
Place 6 candidate Jen Mauldin raised more than her opponent, Tim Carr, with $7,921, and has spent about $11,553, the report said. Carr raised $5,450, including a $250 contribution from Webb. Carr has made $6,723 in expenditures, it said.
Early voting will run from April 19-27. Early voting locations can be found here. Election day is May 1.
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