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Supervisor campaign reports: Peagler out-raises, out-spends for win

  • Tuesday, July 8, 2014

File Photo Bill Peagler outraised his two opponents in the recent supervisor race.

The Berkeley County supervisor race saw nearly $60,000 raised between three candidates ó but the lionís share went to challenger and ultimate winner of the Republican race, Bill Peagler.

The Moncks Corner mayor won the race against incumbent Dan Davis in a runoff June 24. The candidates were two of a three-way race from the June 10 primary. Businessman Jerry Beckley lost out in the primary and threw his support behind Peagler for the runoff.

According to the pre-election filings filed May 22 with the S.C. Ethics Commission, Peagler raised $44,065 and spent $19,066.53. Peagler listed 12 expenses, including a radio ad, road signs and $250 for barbecue for a fundraiser.

The top contributor to Peagler listed was the Steinberg Law Firm, which donated $1,000 to the campaign. Peagler donated $1,000 to his own campaign.

Davis raised $7,007.93 and spent $10,257.93. The only expense listed in the reportís itemized list, however, was Davisí filing fees ($5,257.93). The TV ad featured on local channels leading up to the election is not listed in the report.

Of his contributions, more than $5,000 came from Davisí own contribution.

Third-place finisher Beckley raised $7,974.32 and spent $7,372.78. One of his largest expenses in this report was a $570 ad with the Daniel Island News. Beckley contributed $1,689.32 of his own money to his campaign.

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