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WARD 8
Ward 8 challenger Clifford Hearron raised a total of around $13,700. Hearron’s opponent, incumbent Patrick Ryan, raised about $122,400, with legal maximum donations of $5,000 coming from Clayton Bennett, owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, chairman of Dorchester Capital LLC and past chair of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber; Larry Nichols, Devon Energy executive chairman; American Fidelity Assurance CEO William Cameron; Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon; and Chesapeake’s PAC.

Ryan, who retired as vice chairman of OGE in 1997, received a $2,000 donation from OGE’s PAC and a $2,500 from both OGE CEO Peter Delaney and current OKC Chamber Chairman Carl Edwards. Other PACs donating to Ryan during the latest reporting period include the Oklahoma Municipal Contractors Association ($1,800), Cox Communications ($500) and Bank of Oklahoma ($250).

WARD 6
Ward 6 challenger Adrian Van Manen raised around $17,800. His opponent, incumbent Meg Salyer, raised more than $136,700, and her contributions included $2,500 from Edwards, and maximum donations of $5,000 from Chesapeake Energy’s PAC, Bennett, McClendon, Nichols, Greg Love of Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, and Richard Tanenbaum, CEO of Gardner-Tanenbaum Group, a real estate development conglomerate.

PACs giving to Salyer’s campaign during the latest reporting period included OGE’s PAC ($2,000), OMCA PAC ($1,855), Realtors PAC ($500) and Southwest Laborers PAC ($1,000).

WARD 5
Ward 5 incumbent Brian Walters raised about $32,500 on his campaign. Councilman-elect David Greenwell raised around $119,000. Greenwell financed some of his own campaign, but maximum donations came from Chesapeake’s PAC, McClendon, Bennett, Nichols, Cameron, Bill Thomas, Steve and Elyce Campbell, Jim Joslin and Mike Marshall.

WARD 2
In the Ward 2 primary and runoff, Charlie Swinton raised more than $104,000, with 57 percent raised between Feb. 14 and March 20. Those donating the maximum $5,000 amount to his campaign include Nichols, McClendon and Chesapeake’s PAC. He also received donations from the Southwest Laborers PAC ($1,000) and OMCA PAC ($2,000). The most recent filing shows Swinton’s campaign has spent more than $63,000.

According to his February campaign expense report, Ward 2 runoff candidate Ed Shadid contributed more than $65,000 of his own money. His March filing shows that between Feb. 18 and March 25, he took in about $4,525 in donations, all in amounts of $1,000 or less, for a total of $78,725. The most recent filing shows Shadid’s campaign has spent about $66,500.

The runoff election is Tuesday, April 5.

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