October 25, 2008

Reed Continues to Outpace Perry in Campaign Fundraising

According to financial disclosures filed on October 23, 2008, District 2 San Leandro City Council candidate Ursula Reed continued to outpace opponent Linda Perry by raising $5,685 between October 1 and October 18, 2008. Contributions to Reed's campaign included $2,500 from SEIU Local 1021, $800 from PACE, and $500 each from the San Leandro Police Officers Association and Isaac Medical.

Reed's campaign spent $3,000 on door hangers from Pacific Print Resources, $562 on graphic design from Mikko Design, and $100 to on tickets for the Trivia Bee from Project Literacy.

As of October 18, 2008, Reed had $13,629 in her campaign account.

Click here to download Reed's latest financial disclosure.

Linda Perry raised $4,199 between October 1 and October 18, 2008. Contributions to Perry's campaign included $2,000 from Electrical Workers Local 595, $1,000 from the California Apartment Association, and $800 from UA Local 342.

Perry's campaign spent $850 to be included on the Voter Information Guide slate mailer, $422.40 on ads in the San Leandro Times, and $201.19 to In and Out Printing for campaign literature..

As of October 18, 2008, Perry had $7,384.91 in her campaign account and $11,250 in outstanding debt.

Click here to download Perry's latest financial disclosure.

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.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at October 25, 2008 11:07 AM | TrackBack
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