Former Sen. Finney has outspent opponents more than $2-to-$1 in Jackson mayor’s race

The City of Jackson’s election day is next week and financial disclosures filed Tuesday show former state Sen. Lowe Finney raised twice as much money as the next closest candidate and spent even more, reports the Jackson Sun.

Finney raised $21,049.50 this period and spent $137,235.58. He had $147,381.17 during the previous report and currently has $31,195.09 on hand, according to his filing report.

Jerry Gist, the incumbent, raised $10,939.95 during the period and spent $47,943.99. Gist had $123,961.46 on hand during the previous report and currently has $86,957.42 on hand, according to his filing report.

James Baxter raised $395.25 this period and spent the same amount, $395.25. He had $44.80 on hand during the previous report and currently has $39.55 on hand, according to his filing report.

Tim York reported no fundraising or spending during the reporting period, according to his filings.

Charlie Motton did not file a finance report, but has not reported any fundraising or spending in any of his previous reports.