August 7, 2012

Slow Financial Start to San Leandro City Council Races

The San Leandro City Council races for November 2012 are off to a slow financial start, according to campaign finance reports for the first half of 2012 recently filed with the City Clerk. Semi-annual campaign statements for active campaign accounts were due August 1, 2012 and are summarized below.

District 2
In the District 2 race, all candidates didn't have any money as of June 30. Only incumbent Ursula Reed filed a financial report while opponents Morgan Mack-Rose and Dan Dillman didn't file, likely because no money had been raised as of June 30. Reed reported no contributions or expenses.



District 4
In District 4, Benny Lee leads the field with a $2,000 loan to his campaign from Rose Ng. Lee reported no campaign expenses. Chris Crow reported $800.31 in his campaign account, mostly from a $500 loan he made to his account last year. Crow reported no campaign expenses.

Benny Lee's Campaign Statement for January 1 to June 30, 2012
Chris Crow's Campaign Statement for January 1 to June 30, 2012

Darlene Daevu raised a total of $1,018 including $500 from Gloria Oliver, a co-worker at the City of San Francisco. Daevu also contributed $100 to her campaign. A single expense of $20 to Citibank was reported, leaving Daevu with $998 in her campaign account.

Darlene Daevu's Campaign Statement for January 1 to June 30, 2012


District 6

Incumbent Jim Prola made an $8,000 loan to his campaign to bring his campaign account to $11,778.45. That brings Prola's outstanding campaign debt to $12,000. Prola reported no contributions or expenses during the reporting period.

Jim Prola's Campaign Statement for January 1 to June 30, 2012

San Leandro School Board Trustee Hermy Almonte didn't file a financial report, likely because no money had been raised as of June 30.

The election will be held on November 6, 2012, and will be the second time that ranked choice voting is used in San Leandro elections. The last day to register to vote is October 22, 2012.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at August 7, 2012 2:28 PM | TrackBack
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