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Campaign Finance Report Shows Mayor Perkins Raised More Than Double Councilwoman Vaughan

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GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Pre-Election financial reports show that Mayor Robbie Perkins raised $38,000 compared to Councilwoman Nancy Vaughan's $14,000 since Sept. 24th.

Monday marked a deadline for Greensboro political candidates. They had to hand over their financial report for the time between September 24th and October 21st. This means they have to share their campaign spending.

WFMY News 2's Liz Crawford tracked down the latest figures from the Guilford County Board of Elections.

This report is known as the Pre-Election Report. It's the amount of money candidates spent or collected since winning the primary up until last Monday. Brenda Wallace, with the campaign finance department in the Guilford County Board of Elections said this is the cycle that candidates raise the most money.

Nancy Vaughn, who is running for Greensboro mayor received $14,440 since the primary election. Almost all of that came from individual contributions. Contributions ranged $100 to $1,000.

Although the Board of Elections said they did not receive current Greensboro Mayor, Robbie Perkins' financial report, WFMY was able to obtain it.

Robbie Perkins raised $38,431 since September 24th. $33,442 was raised from individual contributions ranging from $100-$4,000. The $4,000 contribution came from Eric Wiseman, and executive with VF Corporation.

Although, all reports were due Monday, they are not all posted and available to the public. The Board told News 2 that all reports should be on the website by Tuesday.

News 2 learned that Tony Wilkins has received $3,688 this cycle from 9/24-10/21. Dianne Bellamy-Small received $900. MariKay Abuzuaiter received $3,973. Zack Matheny received $8,070.

The final report for the year is due January 31st. That's when we'll learn how much the candidates spend right now, during crunch time before the election from October 21st to December 31st.

WFMY News 2, Guilford County Board of Elections

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