Farrell raises $18,000 during October election campaign

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Baillie collects just over $4,000 in Cumberland South

Liberal Terry Farrell was the top fundraiser among political candidates in Cumberland County last fall.

Liberal Terry Farrell was the top fundraiser among political candidates in Cumberland County last fall.

AMHERST – Liberal Terry Farrell raised $18,294 last fall on the way to becoming the MLA for Cumberland North.

The Amherst lawyer, who defeated NDP incumbent Brian Skabar to win the traditional Tory stronghold, had 43 donors of more than $200 while he also raised $2,144 in donations under $200.

Among those who made contributions to the Liberal campaign was former Conservative and independent MLA and cabinet minister Ernest Fage. The biggest single donor was Michael Allen for $1,000.

Skabar raised $5,183 through 11 donations of more than $200 and $1,233 in donations of under $200.

No financial information was available for Conservative candidate Judi Giroux, while Green Party candidate Jason Blanch claimed no contributions.

In Cumberland South, PC Party leader Jamie Baillie received $4,220 in donations, including $200 donations from former MLA and cabinet minister Murray Scott and Cumberland Colchester Musquodoboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong.

Surrendered his seat so Baillie could run in a byelection in 2010.

Liberal candidate Kenny John Jackson did not claim any campaign contributions and neither did New Democrat Larry Duchesne nor Green Party candidate Bruce McCulloch.

 

Organizations: Green Party, Tory, PC Party

Geographic location: Cumberland South, AMHERST, Cumberland North

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  • Mediaboy
    February 22, 2014 - 15:52

    It's a very telling bit of information that Liberal Kenny John Jackson didn't (couldn't?) raise any private funding for his last election campaign in Cumberland South. It may be time for him to call it a day in provincial politics.