February 5, 2013

Prola Outraised Almonte by 8 to 1 in San Leandro's 2012 District 6 Campaign

In the final financial disclosures for the San Leandro City Council elections of November 2012, District 6 incumbent Jim Prola raised a total of $36,405 for his re-election, more than eight times the $4,362 raised by challenger Hermy Almonte, excluding loans.

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.

Semi-annual campaign statements for current City Council candidates were due January 31, 2013, for the reporting period October 21 to December 31, 2012, and are summarized below.

Jim Prola

For the reporting period, Prola reported $1,276 in his campaign account with $4,000 in outstanding debt and $5,342 in contributions, including $4,000 from unions. Significant contributions to Prola's campaign included:

Prola's reported the following campaign expenses:

Jim Prola's Campaign Statement for October 21 to December 31, 2012

Hermy Almonte

Almonte reported $1 in his campaign account with no contributions during the reporting period and a $4,500 outstanding loan to his campaign. On January 31, 2013, Almonte filed paperwork to close his campaign account.
Almonte's campaign expenses included:

Hermy Almonte's Campaign Statement for October 21 to December 31, 2012

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