May 10, 2006

City Council Campaign Finance Disclosures

The candidates for the District 3 City Council seat are Nathan Kleinstein, Julian Polvorosa, and Diana Souza.

As of March 17, 2006, Polvorosa had just $200 on hand after spending much of the $1,000 loaned to his campaign by his wife Isabel Polvorosa.

Souza reported $1,100 on hand after receiving a $500 campaign contribution from Clarine Souza and $300 each from Katherine Kneer and Christina Robertson.

Kleinstein declared that he did not expect to receive nor spend more than $1,000 during the campaign

In District 1, the candidates are Michael Gregory and Frank Lynn.

As of March 17, 2006, Gregory reported no campaign contributions. Lynn declared that he did not expect to receive nor spend more than $1,000 during the campaign.

Curiously, although Bill Stephens is running unopposed for the District 5 seat, he had more than $7,000 on hand as of March 17, 2006, and had raised $4,736 of it since January 1, 2006. Substantial donors include Anthony Batarse, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of Lloyd A. Wise Inc., who gave $500, Trumark Companies of Danville with a $500 contribution, Madison Marquette, the owners of Bayfair Center, with $250, former council member Gordon Galvan with $250, and current mayor Sheila Young with $100.

Trumark Companies is the residential developer of 70 single family homes on the north end of Preda Street and the 66-unit Medallion development.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at May 10, 2006 10:50 PM | TrackBack
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