October 7, 2008

Reed Brings in Most Money for District 2 City Council Race

According to financial disclosures filed on October 6, 2008, District 2 San Leandro City Council candidate Ursula Reed raised $6,868 between July 1 and September 30, 2008. Contributions to Reed's campaign included $2,000 from the Firefighters Local 55 Union, $500 from Laython "Judge" Landis, and $400 from Vernell Reed. Reed also had a non-monetary contribution of $1,494 from American Litho in Hayward for campaign flyers.

Reed's campaign spent $2,500 on campaign consultants The Next Generation, $1200 on a filing fee to the City of San Leandro, and $300 to Project Literacy for the Trivia Bee.

As of September 30, 2008, Reed had $9,139 in her campaign account.

Click here to download Reed's disclosure for the reporting period from July 1 to September 30, 2008.

Linda Perry raised $5,345 between July 1 and September 30, 2008. Contributions to Perry's campaign included a $5,000 loan from Jeanne Perry (her mother) and $200 from former School Board trustee Esther Collier.

Perry's campaign spent $1,200 on a filing fee to the City of San Leandro and $150 to the Washington Homeowner's Association for a print ad.

As of September 30, 2008, Perry had $5,004 in her campaign account and $11,250 in outstanding debt.

Click here to download Perry's disclosure for the reporting period from July 1 to September 30, 2008.

Perry and Reed are vying to replace Surlene Grant who cannot for re-election because of term limits. Grant has endorsed Reed to replace her.

In the June 2008 election, Perry received 41.52% of the vote, Reed received 31.12% of the vote and Charles Gilcrest received 26.82% of the vote. A run-off election is being held in November because no candidate received more than 50% of the vote. The November election is expected to bring out many more voters than the 10,587 who voted in June.

The election will be held on November 4, 2008. The deadline to register to vote is October 20, 2008.

Click here to see coverage in the Daily Review.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at October 7, 2008 9:37 AM | TrackBack
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