Ethics Violation Charts

December 21, 2013 

The following charts list elected officials serving Columbus in 2013 and whether they filed their campaign disclosure report and personal financial disclosure statement on time, late or not at all this year, according to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, formerly known as the state ethics commission.

Note: An asterisk (*) shows the official filed after notification from the Ledger-Enquirer that commission records indicated the document wasn't received.

MUSCOGEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

DISTRICT NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

At-large Williams late late

District 1 Green yes yes

District 2 Wells yes late

District 3 Senior late no

District 4 Buckner no no

District 5 Varner yes yes

District 6 Cantrell yes no

District 7 Smallman late no

District 8 Harris no no

COLUMBUS COUNCIL

DISTRICT NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

Mayor: Tomlinson yes yes

At-large: Thomas yes yes

At-large: Henderson yes yes

District 1 Barnes yes yes

District 2: Davis yes *late

District 3: Huff yes late

District 4: Pugh yes yes

District 5: Baker yes yes

District 6: Allen yes late

District 7: Woodson yes *late

District 8: McDaniel no no

JUDGES

COURT NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

Superior Allen yes yes

Superior Jordan yes yes

Superior McBride yes *late

Superior Peters yes *late

Superior Rumer yes *late

Superior Smith yes yes

State Gottfried *late *late

State Prather late yes

Municipal Smith yes yes

Probate D'Antonio yes yes

LAW ENFORCEMENT

OFFICE NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

D.A. Slater yes *late

Solicitor Richardson yes yes

Sheriff Darr yes no

Marshal Countryman yes *late

CLERKS

COURT NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

Superior Pierce yes *late

Municipal Bishop yes *late

OTHER LOCAL OFFICIALS

OFFICE NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

Tax Huff yes late

Coroner Bryan yes yes

GEORGIA HOUSE

DISTRICT NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

District 133 Pezold yes yes

District 134 Smith yes yes

District 135 Smyre yes yes

District 136 Hugley yes yes

District 137 Buckner yes yes

GEORGIA SENATE

DISTRICT NAME CAMPAIGN PERSONAL

District 15 Harbison yes *late

District 29 McKoon yes yes

LATE FEES According to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission, formerly known as the state ethics commission, the following local officials have been assessed late fees during the past four years for not filing campaign finance reports or personal financial disclosure statements on time or at all.

COLUMBUS COUNCIL

DISTRICT NAME PAID OWES

At-large Henderson $125 $250

District 2 Davis $0 $500

District 3 Huff $250 $0

District 4 Pugh $0 $250

District 6 Allen $0 $125

District 7 Woodson $0 $200

District 8 McDaniel $0 $625

MUSCOGEE COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD

DISTRICT NAME PAID OWES

At-large Williams $0 $625

District 3 Senior $250 $250

District 4 Buckner $0 $500

District 6 Cantrell $0 $375

District 7 Smallman $0 $625

District 8 Harris $0 $375

JUDGES

COURT NAME PAID OWES

Superior McBride $125 $0

Superior Rumer $0 $125

State Gottfried $0 $1,000

State Prather $0 $250

Probate D'Antonio $0 $125

LAW ENFORCEMENT

OFFICE NAME PAID OWES

D.A. Slater $0 $850

Solicitor Richardson $0 $375

Sheriff Darr $0 $375

Marshal Countryman $0 $250

CLERKS

COURT NAME PAID OWES

Municipal Bishop $125 $375

GEORGIA SENATE

DISTRICT NAME PAID OWES

District 15 Harbison $50 $250

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