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New Hanover candidates report fundraising numbers

Newly released campaign finance reports show fundraising figures through April 19. Newly released campaign finance reports show fundraising figures through April 19.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – One candidate for New Hanover County Commission has far outraised his competitors, according to reports that detail fundraising figures through April 19. 

Plastic surgeon Chuck Kays raised $40,558, most of that coming from other doctors and people who work in health fields. 

Other county commission candidates who raised more than $10,000 were: Skip Watkins, $22,669; Rob Zapple, $17,596; and Derrick Hickey, $10,694. 

Sheriff 

New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon raised $41,985. His opponent in the Democrat primary, Sid Causey, reported $29,905. 

In the Republican primary for sheriff, Jason Vaughn took in $11,895.94, and Marc Benson raised $4,550. 

School Board 

The eight candidates for school board raised just over $12,000 in all. Jim Brumit was the top fundraiser, taking in $6,033.  

Other school board candidates who raised more than $1,000 were: Bruce Shell, $2,801; Tom Gale, $1,298; and Ed Higgins, $1,208. 

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