October 9, 2012

Incumbent Prola Leads Fundraising in District 6 San Leandro City Council Race

In the District 6 San Leandro City Council race, incumbent Jim Prola raised $20,854 as of September 30, 2012, more than 10 times the $2,072 raised by challenger Hermy Almonte.

There are no campaign contribution limits in San Leandro, so individuals and businesses may contribute any amount of money to local campaigns. Donations of $99 or less do not have to be itemized, but candidates are required to report the source of any donation of $100 or more.

Pre-election campaign statements for current City Council candidates were due October 5, 2012, and are summarized below.


Jim Prola

Prola reported $21,123 in his campaign account from $20,854 in contributions. Prola reported $12,000 in outstanding campaign debt.

Significant contributions to Prola included:

Prola's expenses included:

  • $4,500 to Alliance Campaign Strategies for campaign consulting
  • $1,668.59 to Autumn Press for campaign literature
  • $1,408.84 to Impact Signs for campaign paraphernalia
  • $700 to Election Digest for a slate mailer
  • $650 to Your Ballot Guide for a slate mailer

Jim Prola's Campaign Statement for July 1 to September 30, 2012


Hermy Almonte

Almonte reported $1,185 in his campaign account from $2,072 in contributions and a $1,400 personal loan to his campaign from his wife Maria. Almonte reported $1,400 in outstanding campaign debt.

Significant contributions to Almonte included:

  • $600 from Stewart Chen, a chiropractor
  • $500 from Cassidy for Mayor 2010
  • $250 from Nestor Almonte, a supervisor with G2 Secure

Almonte's campaign expenses included $710.28 to Staples, FedEx Kinkos, Costco and Office Depot for campaign flyers, business cards, office supplies, and magnet signs.

Hermy Almonte's Campaign Statement for July 1 to September 30, 2012

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 October 9, 2012 6:26 AM | TrackBack
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