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ATL District 3: Ivory Young

ATL District 3: Ivory Young
October 29, 2013 --

Ivory Young was one to two moths late in filing the last two campaign finance reports due before the 2013 city election, and he still hasn’t filed the personal financial disclosures due in September, lapses that he attributes to the illness of a campaign aide. It’s not the first time he’s filed such disclosures late or not at all, though; he’s accumulated 16 unpaid late fees totaling $1,450 since 2003.

In 2007 and 2008, Young collected $46,245, including donations from real estate investors and developers while he chaired the council’s Zoning Committee, for a trust fund that paid for parties and gifts for constituents. Critics said the spending helped curry political favor with constituents and would have been better handled by a charitable group. Young said donors received no favors in return.

ATL District 3: Darrion Fletcher

ATL District 3: Darrion Fletcher
October 29, 2013 --

Fletcher, founder in 2008 of the Walking Through the Vine ministry, has raised $3,500 in campaign donors. He previously ran for the District 3 Council seat in 2009, finishing with 21% of the vote.