Donors to Atlanta mayoral candidates include familiar names

Not "Ol' Blue Eyes." This Frank Sinatra is an attorney in the New York offices of Holland & Knight, a law firm with an Atlanta branch where candidate Kasim Reed works. The attorney and the late entertainer are not related.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution looked at campaign disclosure forms the candidates submitted for money they raised and spent between April and June. Here are some of the more recognizable names who made contributions.

Candidate: Lisa Borders

Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank: $500

Evelyn Lowery, civil rights activist and wife of Rev. Joseph Lowery: $500

David Satcher, former U.S. Surgeon General: $300

Jeffrey Salomone, deputy chief of surgery, Grady Memorial Hospital: $400

Candidate: Mary Norwood

Xernona Clayton Brady, creator of the Trumpet Awards and former assistant to Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.: $200

Thomas Hills, Georgia Chief Financial Officer: $100

Lillian Lewis, wife of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.): $100

Former Gov. Carl Sanders: $400

Walter Young, brother of former Mayor Andrew Young: $250

Candidate: Kasim Reed

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Marvin Arrington: $500

Former U.S. Sen. Al D'Amato (R-N.Y.): $2,400

Former Baltimore Mayor Kurt Schmoke: $500

DeKalb County District Attorney General Gwen Keyes Fleming: $500

Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young: $100

Source: campaign disclosure forms.

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