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John came to Shreveport in January of 1977 when he was transferred to Barksdale AFB.

He’s been active in Shreveport politics since deciding to make Shreveport his home.

John practiced law for 40 years and he now monitors local politics. He regularly attends Shreveport City Council and Caddo Parish Commission meetings.

John is published weekly in The Inquisitor, bi-monthly in The Forum News, and frequently in the Shreveport Times.

He enjoys addressing civic groups on local government issues and elections.

 

Mayor Ollie Tyler's Campaign Finance Report

All candidates for political office have a campaign finance report that must be filed by Tuesday, October 9.

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler is the only mayoral candidate whose report is presently online.

Tyler has campaign receipts of $120,323.28. The total disbursements $54,314.04.

As of the close of the reporting period, campaign funds on hand were $93,557.58. Tyler started the year with contributions left over from her 2014 campaign as well as additional donations after her election.

The maximum contribution for this year during the primary is $2500. There are 27 max donations listed in the report.

There were 25 contributions listed in amounts of $1,000 to $2,499.

As can be expected most of the contributions are from companies and individuals that have contracts with the City of Shreveport. Such is the power of the incumbency.

The entire Tyler report is available here.

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