The final campaign finance disclosures have been filed and Mayoral candidates Tony Santos and OB Badger together spent more than $176,000 during their 2006 campaign. The campaign finance disclosures cover the period from October 22 to December 31, 2006.
Badger's campaign spent $1,740 during the reporting period, bringing his total expenditures for the year to $97,240. Expenditures included $5,142 to Handled With Care, $1,620 to Suzanne Pershing, and $4,526 to Linda Kitlitz & Associates for campaign literature and mailings. Sizable campaign contributions included forgiveness of a $5,000 loan from Jeanne Souchak, $2,004 in loan forgiveness from Joseph Flynn, $500 from former San Leandro Mayor Jack Maltester, $500 from Charles Bray, and $500 from Creekside Associates.
Click here for a copy of Badger's disclosure form.
Santos' campaign spent $21,131 during the reporting period, bringing his total expenditures for the year to $79,157. Expenditures included $7,000 to Charles Gilcrest for campaign consulting, $1,486 to Handled With Care for postage, $960 for an ad in the San Leandro Times, $735 for the Voter Information Guide slate mailers, $650 to the Eden Area United Democratic Campaign for a slate mailer, and $600 to Political Calling for "robocalls." Sizable campaign contributions included $1,000 from Laborers Local 304, $500 from the DRIVE Committee (Teamsters).
Click here for a copy of Santos' disclosure form.
PG&E and Pete Stark's Reelection Committee hedged their bets and gave $200 to both Santos and Badger.
In the race for the District 3 City Council seat, Julian Polvorosa's campaign spent $9,796 during the reporting period and $36,255 for the year. Expenses included $5,000 to Shawn Wilson for campaign consulting, $1,757 to Autumn Press for campaign literature, and $1,486 to Handled With Care for campaign literature and mailings. Sizable campaign contributions included $500 from Firefighters Local 55, $500 from Ellen Corbett, and $250 from Madison Marquette.
Click here for a copy of Polvorosa's disclosure form.
Newly-elected District 3 Councilmember Diana Souza spent $3,639 during the reporting period and $17,188 for the year. Expenditures included $1,421 to Handled With Care for campaign literature and mailings and $700 to Charles Gilcrest for campaign consulting. Sizable campaign contributions included $500 from Ronald Ivaldi and $500 from the DRIVE Committee (Teamsters).
Click here for a copy of Souza's disclosure form.
Michael Gregory's opponent moved out of District 1 just before the election, handing Gregory an easy victory for the District 1 City Council seat. Gregory's campaign spent a total of $2,200 during the reporting period and a total of $8,607 for the year, including $2,000 to Charles Gilcrest for campaign consulting and a $200 contribution to Tony Santos' mayoral campaign. The only contribution listed in the most recent reporting period was $1,500 from The Sentinels.
Click here for a copy of Gregory's disclosure form.
Although he ran unopposed, District 5 Councilmember Bill Stephens spent $2,264 during the reporting period and $7,326 for the year, including $741 to A.G. Ferrari Foods for office expenses and $291 to Charles Gilcrest for office expenses.
Click here for a copy of Stephens' disclosure form.Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at February 2, 2007 3:00 PM | TrackBack