Incumbent Jefferson County Sheriff Gerald Robinson has raised more than three times as much money as his challenger, according to campaign contribution and expenditure reports filed in the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office Tuesday.
The two will face each other in Tuesday’s general election.
The report showed that Robinson, a Democrat, has received $50,612.91 in contributions, including $21,261.66 that he received prior to the Democratic primary where he was unopposed. He has spent $38,479.24 and had a balance of $12,133.67.
Independent candidate Roger McLemore began his campaign with $1,399.47 in the bank, and has received contributions totaling $14,082.92. He has spent $14,497.09 and has a balance of $1,623.53. McLemore also loaned his campaign a total of $1,737.43.
Contributors to Robinson’s campaign and the amounts they contributed were as follows:
Jefferson County Democratic Committee
Anderson Electric of Pine Bluff
Robinson, Zarkzewski PA
Sissy’s Log Cabin
Brown Funeral Home
O.C. Cannon Jr.
Jimmie McKissack Investments
Mark G. Robinson
Mrs. J.L. Wilson
Arkansas Farm Equipment
Peter Smykla Jr.
Contributors to McLemore and the amount they contributed:
Raised during a barbeque fundraiser at Harbor Oaks. No individual names were listed as contributors.
Raised through raffle ticket sales at Gunslinger Gun store. No individual names were listed as contributors.
Raised through a barbeque lunch at Snack n Shop at White Hall. No individual names were listed as contributors.
Animal Hospital on Olive
Tracy Phillips, M.D.
Jan Dewoody Scussel
Dixie Aero Service
Stone Timber Co.
W. Rayburn Holloway