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December 14, 2013

Gabriel tops in campaign spending

NEW CASTLE — George Gabriel led all New Castle school board candidates in spending for the general election campaign.

In reports filed at the Lawrence County courthouse, Gabriel listed $929.56 in expenses. He reported $850.05 in receipts — all of it his money — in his pre–election and post-election reports covering the periods from June 11 through Nov. 25.

The deadline to file post–election reports was Dec. 5.

Mark Panella spent $477.73 and reported receipts of $300, all his money.

Steve Fornataro spent $430.91 and reported receipts of $400, all his money.

Gabriel, Panella and Fornataro had fund balances remaining from previous reporting periods. All three, who were nominated on both Republican and Democratic ballots in the May primary, won election to the school board last month.

Gabriel spent a total of $7,850.05 for the primary and general elections, leading all candidates in the county.

In the race for New Castle City Council, Tim Fulkerson reported spending $400, all his money. Fulkerson was one of two Democrats to win election to a four-year term.

Republican William Schafer spent $2,048.50 in his campaign for council, all his money. He lost a bid for a two-year term on council to Democrat Anthony Adamo. Adamo also was elected to a four-year term. He must decide by Jan. 6 which term he will accept.

He reported spending $1,857 for the general election. He listed $47 as his money, but did not list the source for the remaining $1,810.

Adamo filed his report Thursday and paid a late filing fee of $100, according to the county elections office.

Republican Rosemary Henderson, who ran for a four-year term, spent $307.02. All of it was her money.

District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa, who was unopposed, reported spending $659.83 on the general election campaign. He reported $300 in contributions from individuals.

Other candidates for county or city offices either did not spend any money or filed statements saying their receipts and expenses did not exceed $250 for a reporting period.

(Email: jmanna@ncnewsonline.com)

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