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In area, Allen's large gifts top Kaine's
Monday, October 8, 2012
Republican U.S. Senate candidate George Allen was leading Democrat Tim Kaine more than two to one in donations of $200 or more by people with ZIP codes in Henry County and Martinsville, according to data on the Virginia Public Access Project website last week.
Of the total $28,756 in contributions listed for those ZIP codes, Allen received $20,750 (about 72.2 percent) and Kaine, $8,006 (27.8 percent).
The donations were made during the 2011-12 election cycle, and the most recent local contribution listed was June 27.
For Allen, 17 contributions totaling $17,800 were listed for ZIP code 24112 (Martinsville), including: Elizabeth M. Walker, contributions totaling $5,000; L.D. Walker, contributions totaling $4,800; Manly Boyd, $1,000; Chris Mohr, $1,000; William Nease, $1,000; W.L. Pannill, $1,000; Nancy Parcell, $1,000; Paul Toms, $1,000; Dovie Lawrence, contributions totaling $750; Mark Crabtree, $250; John Edelen, $250; Irving Groves Jr., $250; Amy Lampe, $250; and Patricia Wilson, $250.
For ZIP code 24114 (Martinsville), these donations were listed for Allen: Ronald Ressel, $250; and Skip Ressel, $250.
Allen donors in ZIP code 24115 (Martinsville) included: George Lester, $1,000; Shirley Bowles, $500; Richard Eanes, $500; and Stanley Bowles, $250.
In ZIP code 24148, Kenneth Waller of Ridgeway contributed $200 for Allen.
For Kaine, 14 contributions totaling $4,956 for ZIP code 24112 (Martinsville) were listed. Contributors included Phillip J. Burnette, contributions totaling $1,756; Paula M. Burnette, $500; Jeffrey W. Adkins, $500; Ward L. Armstrong, $250; Philip G. Gardner, $250; Donald Michael Grayson, $250; Tony L. Millner Jr., $250; Chris B. Poirier, $250; Kimble Reynolds Jr., $250; Arthur Michael Sleeper, $250; James M. Tobin, $250; and Patsy A. Hobson, $200.
For Kaine, three contributions were listed for ZIP code 24114 (Martinsville): William Roscoe Reynolds, contributions totaling $2,000; and Fred D. Smith Jr., $500.
In ZIP code 24115, Stephen L. Dashoff of Martinsville contributed $250 for Kaine.
In ZIP code 24054, Francis G. Lawicki of Axton contributed $300 for Kaine.