October 7, 2010

Lopez Edges Cutter in Recent Fundraising for District 5 City Council Race

In the race for the District 5 San Leandro City Council seat, Corina Lopez raised $7,296 during the most recent reporting period, slighting edging out the $6,395 raised by Pauline Cutter. With less than a month to go before the election, Cutter had $5,666 more in her campaign account than Lopez.

Both candidates are seeking the seat held by Bill Stephens since 2002. Term limits limit the Mayor and members of the City Council to two consecutive terms.

Future financial statements are due on October 21 in 2010 and January 31, 2011. The last day to register to vote is Monday, October 18 and the election will be held on November 2, 2010.

Semi-annual campaign statements for active campaign accounts were due October 5, 2010, and are summarized below.


Pauline Cutter, San Leandro School Board Trustee

Cutter reported $7,328 on hand at the end of the reporting period with no outstanding debt. Cutter's contributions included $1,000 each from local women's group Political Action Committee for Excellence and California Apartment Association Political Action Committee, $500 from the Northern California Carpenters Regional Council, and $250 each from Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555, Operating Engineers Local 3, and Steamfitters Local 342.

Cutter's expenses included $1536 to BelAire Displays for lawn signs, $1,296 to Autumn Press for campaign literature, and $600 to Vo's Restaurant for a fundraiser.

Cutter's Campaign Statement for July 1 to September 30, 2010.


Corina Lopez, Human Services Commissioner

Lopez had $1,662 at the end of the reporting period with $9,621 in debt. The campaign received contributions of $3,000 from The Sentinels, $500 each from former City Councilmember Gordan [sic] Galvan, Alameda County Firefighters Association, Pleasanton Garbage Service owner Robert Molinaro, and Michael Lopez, a student in Soledad, California. Lopez also loaned her campaign an additional $6,554.

Lopez's expenses included $5,500 to Alliance Campaign Strategies for campaign consulting, $1,980 to Prime Signs for lawn signs, $984 to Voter Guide Slate Cards for slate card mailers, and $743 to Van Austen Creative for web page and content design.

Lopez's Campaign Statement for July 1 to September 30, 2010.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at October 7, 2010 5:47 AM | TrackBack
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