Edmond candidates report spending, contributions

Edmond City Councilman Nick Massey has raised the most money for the April 2 general election. He has contributions topping $9,200, according to contribution and expenditure reports.
by Diana Baldwin Modified: March 25, 2013 at 7:17 pm •  Published: March 26, 2013

City Councilman Nick Massey has raised $9,257 for his campaign to be elected to the Ward 4 seat for four years, according to contribution and expenditure reports.

Massey, who was appointed a year ago, is running against challenger Shilpa Abbitt in the April 2 general election.

Incumbent Mayor Charles Lamb is running against challenger Richard Prawdzienski.

Massey raised more money than any of the four candidates during the current reporting period. A dozen people made contributions of $250 or more to Massey's campaign.

Certified public accountant Jack Henley, Connie Dixon, chairman of the board of directors at Oklahoma City Abstract and Title, and John Houck, a surgeon and Massey's close friend and bicycle-riding companion, each contributed $1,000.

Patrice Douglas, former Edmond mayor and state Corporation Commission chairwoman, donated $500.

Developers Clay Farha and J.W. Armstrong each contributed $500. Randal Shadid, former mayor and Edmond attorney, also donated $500.

Massey had $2,063 in contributions of $200 or less through March 18. His campaign signs were donated by Toby Muller, owner of Midwest Decals, at a cost of $444.

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by Diana Baldwin
Sr. Reporter
Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote...
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