Attorney General Steve Marshall maintained his fundraising lead over Democratic opponent Joe Siegelman in August.
Marshall, a Republican, raised $133,566, according to his campaign’s monthly disclosure report filed with the Secretary of State’s Office. Siegelman, a Birmingham lawyer and son of former Gov. Don Siegelman, reported raising $94,449.
Marshall reported raising $133,471 in cash and $95 in in-kind contributions. He has raised a total of about $3.4 million to fund his primary race for the office, a primary runoff against former Attorney General Troy King and the general election.
The Marshall campaign has spent $3.3 million for far this election cycle.
Siegelman raised $70,699 in cash and $23,750 in in-kind contributions during August. For the entire 2018 cycle, Siegelman has raised more than $400,000. His campaign has spent $190,000.
Marshall’s major contributors in August included the Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama, which gave $25,000; Care PAC, the political arm of the Alabama Nursing Home Association, which gave $15,000; and Farm PAC and TelPAC, which contributed $10,000 each. Also, among his largest donors was social media giant Facebook, which gave him $6,500 in August.
Siegelman’s largest donors last month included an in-kind contribution of $18,200 from the Naperville, Illinois, firm Charles Colbert Communications Corp. and individual contributions of $5,000 each from Bill Gordon of Montgomery, Dennis and Elizabeth Pantazis of Birmingham, and Roy H. Drinkard of Cullman.
Here is a list of August contributions of $5,000 or more for the Marshall and Siegelman campaigns.
$25,000: Automobile Dealers Association of Alabama, Inc. (Auto PAC), Montgomery.
$15,000: CarePAC, Montgomery.
$10,000: Farm PAC, Montgomery; TelPAC, Montgomery.
$7,500: BankPAC, Montgomery;
$6,500: Facebook Inc., Menlo Park, California.
$5,000: MaxPAC, SavePAC, Tiger Paw PAC and Windom, Gallagher & Associates, all of Montgomery.
$18,200: Charles Colbert Communications Corp., in-kind, Naperville, Illinois.
$5,000: Bill Gordon, Montgomery; Dennis and Elizabeth Pantazis, Birmingham; Roy H. Drinkard, Cullman.