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Incumbents lead comfortably in third quarter campaign finance reports for Weld races

Staff reports

Weld County incumbents are leading comfortably in their campaigns financially, compared to their opponents.

According to the third quarter campaign finance reports released this week by the Colorado Secretary of State's Office, incumbent candidates have raised thousands of dollars more than those running against them.

Here's a look at campaign finance numbers for the Board of Weld County Commissioner races:

County Commissioner At-large

» Republican Sean Conway (incumbent): $20,568.69 in cash on hand.

Top donors: Greenwood Village resident William Armstrong III ($1,000); Timnath resident Craig Harrison ($1,000); and PDC Energy Inc. Colorado PAC ($1,000).

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» Democrat Joe Perez: $496.85 in cash on hand.

Top donors: Greeley resident Terri Pappas($150); Greeley resident Delores Gutierrez ($147); and Greeley resident Delores Gutierrez ($122).

County Commissioner District 1

» Republican Mike Freeman (incumbent): $10,156.27 in cash on hand.

Top donors: Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Political Committee ($1,000); Colorado Energy Education Political Action Committee ($1,000); Brighton resident Curt Moore ($1,000); and PDC Energy Inc. Colorado PAC ($1,000).

» Democrat Carl B. Erickson: $859.85 in cash on hand.

Top donors: Greeley resident William Shell ($100); Greeley resident Patricia Califana ($100); and Greeley resident Jutta Seeger ($100).

County commissioner District 3

» Republican Barbara Kirkmeyer (incumbent): $15,181.64 in cash on hand.

Top donors: Centennial resident Josh Penry ($1,000); Glendale resident Maria Garcia-Berry ($1,000); and Erie resident Alex Schatz ($500).

» Democrat Amanda Harper: ($93.13) in cash on hand.

Top donors: There were no contributions made in the third quarter.

» American Constitution Party Lynette K. Kilpatrick: $30.15 in cash on hand

Top donors: LaSalle resident Gerald Kilpatrick ($6,964.11); LaSalle resident Lynette Kilpatrick ($3,740.18); and LaSalle resident Lynette Kilpatrick ($2,574.46).

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