Alex Kaufman announces nearly $75,000 in contributions

Via a press release from the campaign:

“Friends of Alex Kaufman has filed the required financial disclosure for the period ending on June 30, 2017 and reveals a balance of $64,299.13 on hand. This total includes $74,251 in contributions from individuals and businesses in the community and a personal loan from the candidate. Alex is running for State Representative in district 51 in a seat being vacated by Wendell Willard.

“I am proud to announce that our campaign has brought in nearly $75,000,” said Kaufman, “and I look forward to the fundraising events we have planned for the fall bringing our totals up well over $100,000 by the end of the year.”

Alex Kaufman announced his intention to run for this seat in June of 2016 and has been endorsed by State Senator John Albers, Atlanta attorney Emory Schwall, Johns Creek Councilman Steve Broadbent, Roswell Councilmember Nancy Diamond and Roswell Councilman Mike Palermo. The primary election for this campaign will be in May of 2018 and the General Election will take place on the 2018 November ballot.”


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Impressive sum for this stage (the fundraising). The district includes the Panhandle of Sandy Springs (along the Fulton-DeKalb border), the Roswell Road corridor between the river and Darymple Road (North Springs area) and a lot of Roswell (small part of Johns Creek) along the Chattahoochee and east of 400—Horseshoe Bend area. See if this is a correct list (or at least mostly so!) of other State House openings next year (no incumbent): HD 26 (Forsyth County)—-Geoff Duncan [R]—running for Lt. Governor HD 42 (Marietta/Smyrna)—Stacey Evans [D]—running for Governor HD 50 (Johns Creek)—Brad Raffensperger [R]—running for Sec of State HD 89… Read more »