Sunday, October 15, 2006
Leggett CEO, wife put $1,000 into Hensley campaign
Former Jasper County Presiding Commissioner Danny Hensley's write-in campaign to regain his old post has received a $1,000 boost from Leggett & Platt CEO David Haffner and his wife, Connie, according to the October quarterly report filed this week with the Missouri Ethics Commission.
Hensley, who is challenging Republican primary winner John Bartosh, received $500 apiece from the Haffners, $500 from G & G Construction, $125 from William D. Haughawout, Carthage; $200 from retired Judge Herbert Casteel, Carthage; $500 from Carthage Pump Supply, $200 from Jack and Mareece Robbins, Carthage; and $100 apiece from Laurence Flanigan, Carthage; George Flanigan, Carthage; and Ron and Marilyn Schultz, Joplin, for a total of $3,175. So far, Hensley has spent$1,426.50, according to the disclosure report, all going toward advertising.
So far, Bartosh has not filed his quarterly report; the deadline for doing so is Monday. The other write-in candidate, Carthage Fire Chief Bill Rowland, has not formed a campaign committee, indicating he is not in the fundraising mode.