Hales Loans Himself $50,000
Former city commissioner Charlie Hales has been forced to dip into his own checkbook for the first time in the 2012 mayor's race, putting $50,000 into his own campaign in the final days before the May 15 primary vote.
State campaign records show the money went straight out the door to his media firm. He and his chief foes, businesswoman Eileen Brady and state Rep. Jefferson Smith, have all made big TV time buys in the campaign's final week.
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Posted on May 12, 2012
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