Commissioner candidates cash out Finance reports reveal | News

Campaign finance reports for four candidates seeking the District 1 and District 3 Cleveland County Commissioner seats show wide support for the Republicans in each race.

Independent Matt Peacock, who is the Ward 8 City Councilor, will challenge incumbent Republican Rod Cleveland for the District 1 seat.

Democrat Mona “Mo” Vaughn will challenge Republican Rusty Grissom for the District 3 seat. which will be vacated in January after longtime Commissioner Harold Haralson lost the primary.

County residents will decide the next commissioners Tuesday.

District 1

Finance reports for the final reporting period showed Peacock raised $17,087.50 and spent $14,503.53. His highest expenditures were for campaign consulting, signs and mailed print materials. His ending balance was $2,583.97.

While most of Peacock’s donors contributed between $100 to $200, several contributed $1,000 or more, reports show..

His biggest donor was Elizabeth McCown, the owner of Visioneer Construction in Norman, who contributed $2,600. Local real estate developer James Adair donated $2,500 while Local Ideal Homes builder Richard McKown donated $2,000.

Denali Homes owner Kelly Webb, of Norman, contributed $1,000 as did local Bently Turf Farms owner Dennis Brigham, and Islamic Society of Norman president Ahmad Sanwar.

Peacock did not…

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