Candidates for the Georgia State House District 20, incumbent Rep. Charlice Byrd (R-Woodstock) and challenger Michael Caldwell, turned in their campaign contribution disclosures for the June 30 reporting period, with Byrd bringing in more money than her opponent.
Byrd, who is seeking a third term, raised $39,183 during the most recent period, which brings her total to $150,693.57.
The incumbent spent $17,525.35 during the June 30 reporting period, which brought her total expenditures to $111,148.55.
Byrd reported she has $39,545.02 in cash on hand. She also has a $15,000 loan on the books.
Some of Byrd’s bigger contributors include the Georgia Beverage Association at $500, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia at $750; Woodstock-based Bullock Enterprises Inc., at $1,000; Citizens for Calvin Hill at $500; Friends of Jan Jones at $2,500; Georgia Association of Realtors PAC at $800; Georgia Health Care Association at $500; Larry O’Neal Campaign Fund at $2,500; Cherokee County District Attorney Garry Moss at $125 and Ralston for Representative Committee at $5,000.
Caldwell raised $3,068 during the reporting period, which boosts his overall total to $13,517.31.
The candidate, who is challenging Byrd for the second time, has spent $4,474.46 during the period. Caldwell has spent $7,998.46 so far and has $5,518.85 in cash on hand.
Caldwell’s major contributor for the period is Python Safety Inc. in the amount of $2,400.