Upstart mayoral candidate Adrian Perkins has had great success in raising campaign funds.
His campaign report indicates that he has raised more money this year that incumbent mayor Ollie Tyler.
Perkins has total receipts of $132,004.17 as compared to Tyler’s receipts of $120,323.28
He had funds on hand at the end of the reporting period of $71,966.81. Tyler had $93,557.58; she had funds carry over from last year.
Perkins had 28 contributors of the max donation of $2500. Tyler had 27 max donations.
Perkins had 38 contributions of $1000 to $2499. In this range Tyler had 25.
To say that Perkins has made major inroads in getting local support is an understatement.
He was a virtual unknown when he kicked off his campaign in late April no doubt Perkins is on a roll. This campaign fundraising should spur many others who regularly contribute to political races to contribute to his race.