Welcome to the official campaign Website of David Merchant for Mayor.
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We do maintain security measures on our Site to protect your personal information. However, these tools can not be guaranteed to be fully secure at all times. Therefore, we cannot ensure or protect against a breach of any information you transmit to us or receive from us.
When you make a contribution to Merchant for Mayor, State law requires us to use our best efforts to collect and report the name, address, occupation, and employer of individuals whose make a contribution.
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The maximum amount an individual may contribute is a cumulative total $1,000 per election cycle. Contributions to Merchant for Mayor are not tax deductible for income tax purposes.
Mail: To contribute by mail, please send a personal check made payable to “Merchant for Mayor” to:
MERCHANT FOR MAYOR
P. O. Box 309
SUMTER, SC 29151
Please include your full name, address, email address, occupation and employer in the envelope.