04/24/15 4:35 a.m.
The candidates for Findlay city auditor are nearly equal when it comes to campaign spending.
The Courier reports Auditor Jim Staschiak has spent $5,991. Challenger Anne Spence has spent $6,086. Staschiak is not accepting campaign donations while Spence has accepted $6,180. The majority of both candidates’ campaign funds have gone to advertising.
Staschiak campaign expenses:
$2,520 at Lammers Outdoor Advertising for advertising
$1,657 at Findlay Publishing Co. for advertising and Web page design
$1,072 at Brandon Screen Printing for advertising
$622 at Hogrefe Illustration & Design for advertising
Spence campaign contributions:
$1,020 from Spence to her campaign
$500 each from: Duane Jebbett, Powell Prater and Sherri Brumbaugh, all of Findlay
$377 in in-kind contributions
$210 worth of sign wires from the Hancock County Republican Party
$200 each from: Michael Needler Sr., Findlay Law Director Don Rasmussen and Frank Guglielmi, all of Findlay
$100 each from: Findlay residents Cheryl Buckland, 4th Ward Councilman Tom Klein, Clifford Brown, Philip Johnson, Mary Beth Hammond, John Seng, Charles Clapper, Pamela Beall, 2nd Ward Councilman Randy Van Dyne, Steven Wilson, 5th Ward Councilman John Harrington, Charles Younger, Martin Terry, Scott Weasel, Nancy Moody Russo, Katherine Vanderpool, and three anonymous donors
Spence campaign expenses:
$1,249 to PC Marketing Group of Cincinnati for campaign signs
$1,150 at Lammers Outdoor Advertising for billboards
$1,000 to Jim Morgan to pay off a campaign loan
$640 to Chatelain Plastics for signs
$560 to The Bistro restaurant for meal catering
$517 to the University of Findlay for printing costs
$505 to Blanchard River Broadcasting for radio advertising
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