Part of the Bay Area News Group

Contra Costa candidates report cash

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen
Thursday, August 5th, 2010 at 2:31 pm in 2010 election, campaign finance, Contra Costa County, Contra Costa politics, Uncategorized.

Campaign finance reports were due this week. I have already reported on the high profile results on this blog a few days ago, but here is a round-up of a the other interesting tidbits as of the end of the reporting period on June 30:

CONTRA COSTA DISTRICT ATTORNEY: Mark Peterson and Dan O’Malley emerged in June as the top two vote-getters and will compete in run-off on Nov. 2.

Peterson raised $121,841; spent $156,597; had $3,748 in the bank; and debts of $10,000.

O’Malley raised $143,717; sp0ent $184,980; had $16,128 in the bank; and debts of $9,014.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY SHERIFF: David Livingston won the seat, beating Brian Kalinowski in June.

Livingston raised $147,325; spent $193,601; had $16,548 in the bank; and debts of $22,000. He loaned his campaign $22,000.

Kalinowski raised $$135,679; spent $105,341; had $4,153 in bank; and debts of $58,115. He loaned his campaign $44,067.

CONTRA COSTA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ OFFICEHOLDER ACCOUNTS: State law allows officeholders to raise and spend money on a variety of non-election activities.

Gayle Uilkema: Raised 5,335; spent $2,440; cash in the bank of $27,701. No debts.

Susan Bonilla: Raised $2,315; spent $6,015; cash in the bank of $1,918. No debts.

Federal Glover: Raised $8,400; spent $12,378; cash in the bank of $45,748. No debts.

Mary Piepho: Raised $16,734; spent $20,690; had $15,235 in the bank. No debts.

CONTRA COSTA BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: Karen Mitchoff prevailed in the June primary contest against Mike McGill for the seat left open by Susan Bonilla, who is running for Assembly.

Mitchoff: Raised $74,148; spent $75,570; had cash on hand of $5,446. No debts.

McGill: Raised $108,265; spenty $109,105; had cash on hand of $1,702. Debts of $51,800. Loaned his campaign $51,800.

MAJOR DONORS: There must be gold in them thar jelly bean jars. The Jelly Belly Candy Co. contributed $90,252 in the first six months of the year to candidates including Contra Costa sheriff candidate David Livingston, GOP Assembly candidate Abram Wilson and $21,000 to the California Republican Party.

[You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.]

  • Brian Kalinowski

    Lisa- Thanks for posting this, I did not raise that amount. I missed in error on the form. The actual raised calendar year is 91,462, not 135,677. I will file an amended form.