Strong Fundraising Numbers!
Fowler Arthur, Kozlowski, and Thomas Announce Strong Fundraising Start to 2022
Jefferson- State Representative 99th District Sarah Fowler Arthur, Ashtabula County Commissioner Casey Kozlowski, and County Auditor David Thomas announced a strong start to the 2022 campaign season with the filing of their 2021 Annual Campaign Finance Reports. The Republican trio filed reports on January 31st, two days before the filing deadline on February 2nd for entering their races.
Filings report that Fowler Arthur, Kozlowski, and Thomas have significant cash on hand entering the campaign season. The Democrat challenger for State Representative 99th District, Abby Kovacs of Jefferson, filed a designation of Treasurer with the Ohio Secretary of State’s Office on January 14th but reported no contributions or cash on hand. Democrat candidate for County Auditor Bill Buskirk of Geneva had filed a designation of treasurer for a campaign account with the Board of Elections at his time of filing. Kozlowski is unopposed.
Representative Fowler Arthur reported $37,511 on hand as of the reporting date of January 1st. The 2021 Annual report covers July 1, 2021 through January 1, 2022. During this time she raised $5,252 from campaign efforts.
"I'm encouraged by the strong local support for the work I've been doing in Columbus and appreciate everyone's enthusiasm for my re-election efforts,” said Representative Fowler Arthur. Fowler Arthur is in her first term representing portions of Ashtabula and Geauga Counties.
County Auditor David Thomas raised $8,894 including in kind donations in the second half of 2021 with $11,392 currently on hand.
“Our campaign has seen some great support and response from our donors, which I think is a direct result of the success the Auditor’s Office is having in meeting my promises of Customer Service, Transparency, and Accessibility,” stated Auditor Thomas. Thomas is seeking a second term this November, having beat incumbent Roger Corlett in 2018.
Commissioner Kozlowski reported $10,690 cash in the bank as of January 1st. His campaign reported raising $13,223 during the second half of 2021 as he prepared for re-election to his third term as County Commissioner.
“I am thankful for the support many in our County have shown in my second term as your County Commissioner”, shared Commissioner Kozlowski. “We have been able to achieve much over these past few years and with this strong financial support so early in the campaign, I am excited for the future opportunities we can accomplish together.”