Madison County circuit judge candidates file second quarter reports

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Jul 19, 2018

With less than four months until Election Day, candidates for two Madison County circuit judge seats brought in a total of $27,985 in the second quarter.

With less than four months until Election Day, candidates for two Madison County circuit judge seats brought in a total of $27,985 in the second quarter. 

The second quarter ran from April 1 through June 30. 

St. Louis attorney Mark Rabe has not yet created a campaign committee. In December 2017, he announced his candidacy to run on the Republican ticket for the vacancy created by Circuit Judge Barbara Crowder’s retirement later this year. 

Current Madison County Associate Judge Sarah Smith, who is running on the Democratic ticket for Crowder’s seat, filed her quarterly report on July 15. She raised a total of $6,195 during the second quarter. 


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Smith received $5,500 in itemized individual contributions and $185 in not-itemized individual contributions. She also received $200 in itemized transfers-in and $310 in not-itemized transfers-in. 

Smith reported a $5,000 contribution on June 1 from Walton Telken Foster LLC in Edwardsville, a $1,000 contribution on July 2 from attorney Ann Callis of Goldenberg Heller & Antognoli PC in Troy and a $2,000 contribution on July 10 from John Julian of the asbestos plaintiff’s firm Gori Julian. 

Smith’s campaign committee, Friends of Sarah Smith, spent a total of $11,960.83 in the second quarter. 

Collinsville attorney Marc Parker of Parker Law PC received the most contributions in the second quarter. Parker filed his quarterly report July 13, claiming a total of $14,475 in campaign contributions. 

Parker is running on the Democratic ticket for the vacancy created by former Circuit Judge John Barberis’s election to the Fifth District Appellate Court. 

Parker received $6,170 in itemized individual contributions and $4,605 in not-itemized individual contributions. He also received $1,500 in itemized transfers-in and $2,200 in not-itemized transfers-in. 

Parker reported a $1,000 contribution on April 24 from Nathanial and Michelle Mudd of asbestos plaintiff’s firm Maune Raichle Hartley French & Mudd in Edwardsville, a $1,000 contribution on May 10 from David and Kimberly Galanti of Galanti Law Office PC and a $1,000 contribution on May 10 from Becker Schroader & Chapman PC in Granite City. 

Parker’s campaign committee, Friends for Marc Parker, spent a total of $11,946.62 in the second quarter.

Circuit Judge David Dugan, who was appointed to fill Barberis’ vacancy following his appellate court election, is running on the Republican ticket for the seat he currently holds. 

He filed his quarterly report on July 16, claiming a total of $7,315 in campaign contributions. 

Dugan received $5,300 in itemized individual contributions and $1,915 in not-itemized individual contributions. He also received $100 in not-itemized transfers-in. 

Dugan reported a $1,100 contribution on June 29 from Dugan Tool & Die in East Alton. 

Dugan’s campaign committee, the Committee to Elect David Dugan, spend a total of $3,148 in the second quarter. 

Bond County State’s Attorney Chris Bauer, a Democrat, is running unopposed for the vacancy left by Bond County Circuit Judge John Knight’s retirement. 

He has not created a campaign committee. 

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