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Lab Report 1

Thelargest contributor to the Governor is the Duke industry itcontributed a total of $190,330. The Duke industry contributed$16,000 partly as a non-individual company and contributed $174,330partly through their executive employs this contributor (DukeEnergy), might be helpful to the investigation. Many top contributorsare individuals who are employed in different sectors.

Contributor

Type of Contributor

Sector

Total_$

NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN PARTY

Non-Individual

Party

1277788

HENDRICK, RICK

Individual

General Business

20000

TRENT, BRIAN KEITH

Individual

Energy &amp Natural Resources

18000

COUCHELL, GEORGE J

Individual

General Business

17000

BROYHILL, JAMES T

Individual

Government Agencies/Education/Other

16500

DUKE ENERGY

Non-Individual

Energy &amp Natural Resources

16000

BANK OF AMERICA

Non-Individual

Finance, Insurance &amp Real Estate

16000

FAISON, HENRY J

Individual

Finance, Insurance &amp Real Estate

16000

DAVIES, KELLY

Individual

Finance, Insurance &amp Real Estate

16000

DAVIES, RICH

Individual

Finance, Insurance &amp Real Estate

16000

COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO

Non-Individual

General Business

16000

LOWES COMPANIES INC

Non-Individual

General Business

16000

GRACE, MICHAEL F

Individual

General Business

16000

DEJOY, LOUIS

Individual

General Business

16000

EADES, KEITH M

Individual

General Business

16000

PATEL, RAVI C

Individual

General Business

16000

GOESS, CRAIG F

Individual

Transportation

16000

LARSEN, MARSHALL

Individual

Transportation

16000

Thepercentage of contributions from Energy and Natural Resources to theGovernor is 2%. The small percentage figure clearly shows that theEnergy and Natural resource industry are less involved towardscontribution to the Governor.

RickHendrick, who operates the general business, is the most stand outthe individual who is the largest individual contributor,contributing $20,000. He is followed closely by Brian Keith Trentfrom ENR sector contributing $18,000. George J Couchell, who hasgeneral business contributed $17,000, and James T Broyhillcontributed 16,500. Henry J Faison, Kelly Davies and Rich Davies, allfrom Finance, Insurance &amp Real Estate sector contributed the sameamount of $16,000. Michael F Grace, Louis Dejoy, Keith M Eades andRavi C Patel who belong to the general business sector alsocontribute $16,000. Craig F Goess and Marshall Larsen both from thetransportation sector also contributed $16,000. These are the mostsignificant individual contributors towards the Governor.

Contributors name

Amount

TRENT, BRIAN KEITH

18000

MANLY, MARC E

15000

HAUSER, DAVID L

14500

GORHAM III, FRANK

12000

POOLE III, LONNIE C

12000

RUFF, ELLEN T

12000

JAMIL, DHIAA M

11500

CLARK JR, EDWIN L

10500

HARWOOD, JOSEPH E

9650

NEWTON, PAUL R

8500

WILLIAMS, WALTER L

8500

ALMEIDA, ANTONIO J

8100

BLOUNT III, FERRELL

8000

TURNER, JAMES L

8000

PREYER, JOHN P

8000

STALLINGS III, ROBERT L

8000

KINNEY, J BRYANT (JENNINGS)

8000

TURNER, LEAH W

8000

GORHAM, RAMSAY L

8000

SKAINS, THOMAS E

8000

Thelargest individual contributor from the ENR sector is Keith BrianTrent who contributed $18,000. Keith is an employee of Duke Energy.Below are the top 20 individual contributors from the Energy andNatural Resources sector. The highlighted contributors are employeesof the Duke Energy Company or were once employees of Duke EnergyCompany.

Politicalcontributions are essential towards the funding of candidatespolitical campaign, Individual donors and non-individual donors playa big role in politics. There are also Political Acton Committee,which also accounts for a certain amount of cash collected bycandidates. Political contributions should be included in theinvestigation so as to know the true source of the candidate’scampaign funds. Donors who contribute must report their name,employer and occupation, address, and these records are available forthe public.

Aspecific and feasible recommendation would be making andimplementation of strict measures that will provide for theestablishment of a concrete and reliable structures that will preventfuture Coal ash spills that might cause environmental degradation.Another recommendation would be to conduct a study in the industriesand identify loopholes that might cause danger to the environment tofix them.

Reference

FollowTheMoney.org.(n.d.). Retrieved October 22, 2015.