Three of the four incumbent aldermen raised more money than their challengers, according to the candidates’ campaign finance reports.

Three of the four incumbent aldermen raised more money than their challengers, according to the candidates’ campaign finance reports.


In the Ward 1 race, incumbent Thelma Walker was outspent by challenger Jesse Turner.


Walker reported total monetary contributions of $775 and total expenditures of $1598.85, leaving her campaign in debt by $823.85 through Oct. 28, according to her most recent report. Walker received $250 from the Democratic Committee and $100 from Josetta Wilkins. She spent $755 on signs, $445.76 on push cards and $300 on advertisements, according to her report.


Turner reported total monetary contributions of $10,637.36 and total expenditures of $10,057.32 and a balance of $578.04 as of Oct. 25, according to his most recent report. Turner received $100 apiece from Jean Painton and Thom Brown; Bob Abbott; W.C. Bridgforth; and Shannon Carruthers.


Turner spent $4,419.68 on fundraising, $3,186.65 on materials and $1,582 on newspaper advertising, according to the report.


In the Ward 2 race, incumbent Wayne Easterly outspent challenger Glen Brown Jr.


Easterly reported contributions of $13,615, expenditures of $11,948.99 and a balance of $2,365.54 as of Oct. 25, according to his latest report. He received $1,000 from George Makris Jr.; $500 apiece from Relyance Bank PAC and Joe Scott; $300 from J. Thomas May; and $250 apiece from Dr. Dennis Jacks, Adam Robinson, Bill Ferren, Duke Fakouri, Walter Johnson, Wanda Bateman, Emergency Ambulance Service, Bob Abbott and Pine Bluff Sand and Gravel.


Easterly spent $5,306 on television advertising, $2,100 on newspaper advertising, $1,591 on fundraising, $1,231.27 on other advertising, $1,000.65 on postage and $326.25 on radio advertising.


Glen Brown Jr. reported loans of $6,000, contributions of $1,650, expenditures of $7,659.27 and a balance of $6,009.27 as of Oct. 25, according to his most recent report. He received $250 from Ivan and Loretta Whitfield and $100 Lloyd Franklin.


Glen Brown Jr. spent $5,149.27 on advertising, $1,800 on fundraising and $300 on consultants.


In the Ward 3 race, incumbent Alderman Bill Brumett outspent challenger Reginald T. Johnson.


Brumett reported a starting balance of $899, contributions of $5,860, expenditures of $5,921 and an ending balance of $838 as of Oct. 28, according to his most recent report. He received $500 from Wanda Bateman; $250 apiece from Ford Trotter, the Jefferson County Democratic Party, George Makris Jr., Scott McGeorge, Tom Brooks and Zelda Hoaglan; and $200 from J. Thomas May, according to the report.


Brumett spent $1,278 on signs and hangers, $1,168 on fundraising, $1015 on direct mail, $620 on postage, $600 on rent, $300 on newspaper advertising and $200 on office supplies, according to the report.


Johnson reported loans of $1,810, new contributions of $484, expenditures of $1,325 and a balance of $969, according to his latest report. Johnson received $184 from Angelia Guynn; and $100 apiece from Verbie Johnson, the Rev. T.R. Ramey and the Lewis Pitcheard family.


In the Ward 4 race, incumbent Alderman Steven Mays raised more money than challenger Lewis T. White.


Mays reported $1,500 in contributions, $1,425 in expenditures and an ending balance of $75 as of Oct. 20, according to his latest report. Mays received $250 from George Makris Jr.; $200 from J. Thomas May, $100 from Pat Anderson and $100 from Marty Casteel, according to his latest report.


Mays spent $400 on advertising, $225 on travel, $200 on push cards, $200 on other supplies, according to his report.


White reported a starting balance of $1,000, loans of $1,500, contributions of $200, expenditures of $765 and an ending balance of $326.25 as of Oct. 27, according to his latest report. White received $200 from Glenn Freeman and spent $765 on printing.


In the Jefferson County sheriff’s race, the incumbent Sheriff Gerald Robinson is facing challenger James Murry.


Robinson reported total monetary contributions of $39,492.43 and expenditures of $36,830.53 and a balance of $2,661.90 as of June 30, according to his most recent report. The report did not include the names of donors.


Murry is running as an independent. Reached by phone, Murry said he intended to file a campaign contribution and expenditure report on Friday. Murry said he estimated his contributions were between $18,000 to $20,000 and that his expenditures mirrored those figures.


Early voting continues through Monday, Nov. 3. Regular voting will be Tuesday, Nov. 4.