Campaign finance report summaries

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The following are campaign finance report summaries for city council candidates with opponents in the general election. Cumulative donations and expenditures since Jan. 1 totaling $100 or more are reported below. Cash on hand at the beginning of the year is not reflected in these figures.


Incumbent Republican Dascal Bunch:

Contributions: $95.54 (no specific contributors listed)

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Expenditures: None over $100

Democratic challenger Jerone Wood:

Contributions: $3,715 (no specific contributors listed)


$749: The Tony London Company, Columbus

$505.57: Donner Center Dining Room, Columbus

$237.04: VistaPrint

$200: Whittney Gaines, Indianapolis

Independent challenger Michael Kinder:


$1,418.72: Michael Kinder, Columbus


$1,037.46: VistaPrint, Waltham, Massachusetts


Incumbent Democrat Elaine Wagner:


$4,942: Cash donations from July 13 fundraiser

$1,000: Jason Sun, San Jose, California; Brandon Jiang, Columbus

$500: Rich and Tammy Freeland, Columbus; Hai Liu and Lingjie Zhao, Columbus; Bartholomew County Democratic Women

$400: David and Susan Zhuang, Columbus

$300: Tengchung and Yuhshiow Zhuang, Columbus; Yiping Zhuang and Tracy Wei, Columbus

$250: Michael Carter, Indianapolis; Melissa Lin, Columbus

$200: Peiwei Wang, Columbus; Ligong and Yuxia Wang, Columbus; Hongbin Ma and Yifei Yuan, Columbus; Jian Dong Luo and Bo Hong, Columbus; An Cao and Jinyong Luo, Columbus; Gary and Robin Hilber, Columbus; Nanyan Chu and Qingwen Song, Columbus; Chang Zhang and Diana Wang, Columbus; Alan Zhao and Hay Ko, Columbus; Michael and Jodi Engelstad, Columbus; Benlin Liu, Columbus; Tom Mueller, Columbus; Joanne and Khamphet Munnicha, Columbus; Jungmin and Ginshien Sung, Columbus

$150: Eric and Su Ker, Columbus; John and Elizabeth Kestler, Columbus; Yuetao Zhang, Columbus; Shuzhong Li and Lin Yin, Columbus

$120: Lingson Guo and Qiuhua Yu, Columbus

$101: Yundi Lin and Yi Luo, Columbus

$100: Kathy A. Thompson, Columbus; Sam and Mildred Maier, Columbus; Stephanie Garrett, Columbus; Guangping Pan, Columbus; Hai Geng and Weiwen Wang, Columbus; Zizhu Zhu, Columbus; Ran Duan, Palatine, Illinois; Tianyi Luo and Fei Du, Columbus; James Fu and Lin Xu, Columbus; Ming-Feng Hsieh, Nashville, Indiana; Yong Ching Chen and Yuh Jen Chen, Columbus; Fengling Lu and Qiqing Jiang, Columbus; Hong Zhang, Columbus; Zhihua Liu and Xiaofei Ouyang, Columbus; Zhen Sun and Ying Yue, Columbus; Shih-Chieh Wang, Columbus; Shi Yuan and Jialin Chen, Columbus; Qiang and Xiaoyin Wang, Columbus; Juching Pan, Columbus


$3,081.60: Tony London Company, Columbus

$2,080: White River Broadcasting, Columbus

$1,442.19: Vistaprint, Waltham, Massachusetts

$1,010: Reising Radio Partners Inc., Columbus

$500: Indiana Glass Coatings, Columbus

$250: Hotel Indigo, Columbus

$272.15: ZwanzigZ Pizza, Columbus

$125: Catie Rix Photography, Columbus

$100: Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Columbus

Republican challenger Jim Hartsook:


$500: A.W. Foster

$140: Jim Hartsook, Columbus

$100: Kenneth Whipker, Columbus


$722.25: Quick Signs

$637: White River Broadcasting

$315.65: Hoosier Sporting Goods


Incumbent Republican David Bush:


$202.50: David Bush, Columbus


$202.50: Kings Window Tint

Democratic challenger Katea Ravega


$500: Democratic Women, Columbus

$400: Democratic Party, Columbus

$322.16: Katea Ravega, Columbus

$300: Dennis Baute

$250: Melissa Lin, Wuhan, China

$200: Paul Langer, Lincolnwood, Illinois

$150: Mark Bina, Highland Park, Illinois; Randall Fearnow, Chicago


$1,838.87: Fastsigns, Columbus

$250: Ragtag LLC, San Francisco


Incumbent Republican Frank Miller:

Contributions: None over $100

Expenditures: None

Democratic challenger Michael Schoumacher:


$1,500: Indiana Realtors Political Action Committee, Indianapolis

$1,150: Dayle N. Rosa-Tom, South Pasadena, California;

$550: Dennis Baute, Columbus

$500: Kyla Collins and Benjamin D. Collins, Columbus; Robert and Rebecca Schoumacher, Memphis, Tennessee; Tom Vujovich, Columbus

$400: Bartholomew County Democratic Party, Columbus

$390: Bartholomew County Democratic Women, Columbus

$250: Ryan Hous, Columbus

$200: Ted Mayo, Annandale, Virginia; William Fernandez Rosa, Hilo, Hawaii

$150: Edward M. Gentry and Karen J. Gentry, McLean, Virginia; Les E. Freeman and Janet G. Freeman, Memphis, Tennessee

$100: Bret and Michelle Kelch, Columbus; Bruce and Alicia Schoumacher, Arlington Heights, Illinois; David E. Schoumacher, Hume, Virginia; Herbert and Mark Bailey, Avon, Indiana; Pamela A. Guinn and Steven L. Guinn, Memphis, Tennessee; Paul R. Hedrick and Janet L. Hedrick, Falls Church, Virginia; Sharon Schoumacher, Arlington, Virginia; Steven Schoettmer, Elizabethtown, Indiana; William and Ann Jones, Columbus; William G. Turner and Gina G. Turner, Memphis, Tennessee; William Rozett III and Linda Rozett, Falls Church, Virginia; Kathy Thompson, Columbus; Lee and Janet Freeman, Memphis, Tennesse; Katea Ravega, Columbus; Doug Leonard, Columbus; Alice Johnson, Columbus; Sarla Kalsi, Columbus; Thomas Harmon, Columbus


Incumbent Republican Tim Shuffett: 

Contributions: $200 (No specific contributors listed)

Expenditures: $120 (No specific expenses listed)

Democratic challenger Ross Thomas:


$1,721.37: Ross Thomas, Columbus ($1,321.37 in-kind)

$400: Bartholomew County Democratic Party, Columbus

$390: Bartholomew County Democratic Women, Columbus

$300: Dennis Baute, Columbus

$250: Joseph Eder, North Vernon

$125: Mark Kevitt, Columbus


$780: Scooter Promo LLC, Plano, Texas

$519.53: 24hourwristbands, Houston

$360.80: Rush Order Tees, Philadelphia

$279.14: Campaign Partner, Still River, Massachusetts

$234: The Blue Deal, Annandale, Virginia

$139.80: Jam Printing, Anderson, Indiana


Incumbent Republican Laurie Booher:

Contributions: None

Expenditures: None

Incumbent Democrat Tom Dell:


$2,710.71: Tom Dell, Columbus (in-kind)

$450: Ryan Hou, Columbus

$390: Bartholomew County Democratic Party, Columbus

$250: Ron McMillin, Columbus; Tom Vujovich, Columbus

$200: Mary Silverberg, West Chester, Ohio; Dennis Baute, Columbus; Bob Hyatt, Columbus

$150: James Coleman, Columbus; Jeffrey Maudlin, Columbus; Richard Gold, Columbus; Teresa Kelly, Columbus; Zack and Glinda Ellison, Columbus; Omni Printing and Promotions, Cincinnati, Ohio

$145.95: Dell Brothers (in-kind)


$1,950: Trendy Minds Inc., Indianapolis

$1,913.32: Omni Printing and Promotoins, Cincinnati, Ohio

$119.45: Donuts N Coffee, Columbus

Democratic challenger Grace Kestler:


$2,333: Grace Kestler, Columbus (loan)

$1,000: Joan Able, Columbus; Julie and Dan Delgenio, Columbus

$600: Dennis Baute, Columbus

$500: Lucille Kestler, Columbus; John McCormick, Columbus; Kari Nusterer, Columbus; Bartholomew County Democratic Women

$479.24: Brooke Hawkins, Columbus (loans)

$382.29: Elizabeth Kestler, Columbus (loan)

$300: John Kestler, Columbus (loan)

$280: Kick-off party fish bowl

$275: Bob Hyatt, Columbus

$250: Jayne and Charlie Farber, Columbus; Ryan Hou, Columbus; Doug and Marsha Sunkel, Columbus; Arthur Kroot, Columbus; Janice Gardener, Columbus

$200: Jean and John Lewandowski, Nashua, New Hampshire; Karen Jones, Columbus; Sandra and Richard Crawford, Columbus

$187.50: Nancy Hoover, Louisville, Kentucky

$175: Richard Bodor, Columbus

$168.19: Brooke Hawkins, Columbus (in-kind)

$159: Jonathon and Christine Nesci, Columbus

$150: Kathy Thompson, Columbus; Constance Marbach, Columbus; Tobi Herron, Columbus


$2,333: Grace Kestler, Columbus (in-kind)

$1,827.56: Tony London Company, Columbus

$948.81: Vista Print, Waltham, Massachusetts

$500: Triflix Media, Columbus

$479.24: Brooke Hawkins (in-kind)

$450: AIM Media, Columbus

$400: Kidscommons, Columbus

$382.29: Elizabeth Kestler, Columbus (in-kind)

$375: Reising Radio Partners, Columbus

$370.64: Office Max, Columbus

$368.01: DBA Promotion, Rancho Santa Fe, California

$338.04: Hoosier Sporting Goods, Columbus

$300: The Tiptonians, Columbus; John Kestler (in-kind)

$295.02: Best Buy, Columbus

$209.75: Facebook, Menlo Park, California

$165.93: United States Postal Service, Columbus

$141: Sticker Mule, Amsterdam, New York

$120: Bartholomew County Democratic Party, Columbus

$118.50: Amazon, Seattle, Washington

$117.83: Stripe

Republican challenger Josh Burnett:


$7,510.85: Josh Burnett, Columbus

$1,699: Fundraiser kick-off

$1,500: Indiana RPAC

$500: Mark and Myra Foster; JAB Media Group; Drew Runion, Columbus

$250: Ryan and Morgan Myers

$200: Jeff Rocker

$150: Bill and Norma Gelfius

$125: Matt Kutch, Oklahoma City

$100: Tom Gamus;, Pat Myers; Lisa Shaw; Jill and Brad Jones; Tina Dodd; Denise Storm; Jesse Brand, Columbus; Sarah Rohde, Columbus


$3,735: Red Bridge Media

$1,242.27: Harcourt Political

$1,035.23: Firehouse Image

$1,025: AIM Media

$1,000: TR Tees

$1,000: WCSI

$910: Ryan Furr Design

$910: YES Cinema / Red Bridge Media

$429.38: UPS Store


$323.20: Facebook

$250: Textedly

$230: Bartholomew County Ladies League

$225: Slybroat Mobile

$220: USPS

$145: Simple Texting

$124.96: Kroger

$123.71: David Burnett (reimbursement)

$106.29: Dollar General