Conroe, January 18 – Commissioner Mike Meador, Precinct 1, filed his semi-annual finance report on January 13, 2017, with Montgomery County Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey. Meador received $2,850 in political contributions during the period from July 1 to December 31, 2016. His contributors were Precinct 2 Commissioner Charlie Riley ($600), Lake Conroe Area Realtors ($250), Texas Association of Realtors ($1,000), and Bond Program Management Services ($1,000). Bond Program Management Services, L.L.C., a Texas limited liability company, is a for-profit entity which provides environmental consulting services.
Meador spent $12,887.32 during the six-month period, leaving a balance of $11,558.23 in his campaign account. Meador contributed $700 to other political candidates. Meador was re-elected to a seventh four-year term as commissioner in November, 2016.
The semiannual reports of County Judge Craig Doyal and County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport were not available to the public at the Elections Office as of January 18. The Golden Hammer could not confirm whether Doyal made a timely filing, although a representative of Davenport’s campaign told The Golden Hammer that Davenport had filed her semiannual report in a timely manner and provided the newspaper a file-marked copy of Davenport’s filing, dated January 17, 2017. Neither Doyal nor his campaign staff returned calls.
The Montgomery County Elections Office was unable to ascertain whether Doyal and Davenport had filed their reports, which were due on January 17. Matt Murray, the assistant elections administrator, was sick and absent from the office today. Elections Administrator Suzie Harvey, the sister of County Auditor Phyllis Martin, was unavailable.