CAMPAIGN FINANCE: Erika Johnson Raises Nearly $3,000, Primarily From Small Donors

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington Democratic Town Committee Chair Erika Johnson (D-Wilmington) was the second of the five Democratic candidates in the 19th Middlesex State Representative race to file her pre-primary (May 7 to August 24) campaign finance report with the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance.

Donors

Erika Johnson’s campaign has raised $2,307 from 43 donors, with an average (mean) donation of $53. 32 of the 43 individuals donated $50 or less. Johnson also donated $500 and loaned $900 to her campaign. Her receipts totaled $3,707.18.

Johnson received $241.17 worth of in-kind donations, including canvassers from Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund of Massachusetts and 150 postcard stamps.

Spending

Erika Johnson’s campaign has spent $2,716.93 as of August 24. Expenditures include:

  • $1,292 to Connolly Printing, of Woburn, for 1,000 palm cards and 100 lawn signs
  • $1,250 to the Massachusetts Democratic Party to access its VoteBuilder
  • All other expenses totaled $50 or less, including food & drink for a campaign kick-off event, food & coffee for canvassers, & campaign postcards.

Out-of-pocket expenses totaled $265.22, including $150 for a campaign logo design and $71.35 for a campaign website builder.

Read It For Yourself

Erika Johnson’s pre-primary campaign finance report can be read HERE.

(NOTE: Wilmington Apple will report on each candidate’s campaign finance report over the next few days.)

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  1. That’s what you need to spend for a Planning Board race. Oh right Wilmington Planning Board members are appointed. That’s a good one.

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