Election Countdown: Preliminary campaign finance reports

The 2017 city council candidates, seated for the Candidates Forum on April 19. Photo by Christopher Creese of CreeseWorks

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The Initial Campaign Finance Reports for the 2017 city council candidates were due Monday, April 17 at 5 p.m. Six candidates — only half of those running for a city council seat — filed their reports by the deadline.

Ward One

Bart Lawrence

Ward Three

Vinni Anandham
Ayanna D. Shivers
Carrianna Suiter

Ward Five

Erica Spell
Ben Zeitler 

Four candidates filed reports on Wednesday, April 19.

Ward One
Ian Herron – Received 4/19/2017 at 5:00 PM
Talib Karim – Received 4/19/2017 at 4:30 PM

Ward Four
Shirley Ann Bender – Received 4/19/2017 at 1:00 PM
Edouard Haba – Amended 4/19/2017 at 9:00 AM

UPDATE: All candidates have now filed their first campaign finance report.

Ward Two
Robert Croslin – Received 4/20/2017 at 3:00 PM

Ward Five
Derrika Durant – Received 4/21/2017 at 2:45 PM

The second Campaign Finance Report is due Tuesday, April 25 at 5 p.m.