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Berger III Mayoral Committee Raises $4,400

Meanwhile, all three declared candidates for Clayton mayor—including Michelle Harris and Harold Sanger—are promoting their campaigns online.

The committee supporting Ward 3 Alderman Alex Berger III's campaign for Clayton mayor raised approximately $4,400 during the last three months. That's according to a Missouri Ethics Commission filing published this month.

Breaking down the numbers, the Committee to Elect Alex Berger III raised $4,450 in monetary contributions and $100 of in-kind support. Berger III also made two personal loans to the campaign in July totaling $1,600.

Meanwhile, the campaign spent roughly $1,200 on a database and consulting during the period.

The Committee to Elect Alex Berger III reported the following contributions between July 1 and Sept. 30:

NAME EMPLOYER ZIP CODE CONTRIBUTION Bruce Abrams Not listed 63103 $100 (in-kind) Steven Ackerman Not listed 63141  
$500 Charles Farris Not listed 63105  
$100 Simon Katz  
Simon Jewelers 63117 $500 Gary Krosch  
Not listed 63105 $250 Kenneth Marshall Retired 34110  
$500 Bernie Powles Retired 63017 $500 Deborah Saulnier Not listed 63367  
$500 Gregg Sharp  
Not listed 50621  
$100 David Sliney  
Retired 63105  
$500 Morrie Zimring Retired 63105  
$1,000

Berger III also has launched a website, bergerforclaytonmayor.com, that includes his priorities if elected mayor, news posts and more.

Ward II Alderman Michelle Harris and former Clayton Plan Commission Chair Harold Sanger also have said they will run for mayor in April.

Harris launched a Twitter feed in May, @MHarris4Clayton, and her handle received a mention Friday from St. Louis publicist Jane Higgins.

"Very happy @MHarris4Clayton is running 4 Mayor! She's fresh! She DOES what she says she's going to do! I'm ready to help," Higgins wrote via her Twitter handle, @jcbhiggins.

Sanger updated his LinkedIn profile in June to reflect his mayoral bid.

"I am running for the Mayor of Clayton in April 2013," Sanger wrote. "My campaign will be kicking off in the coming months, stay tuned."

Those curious about the city's past mayors should consult the comprehensive list available on the website of the Clayton History Society.

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