Category Archives: Campaign finance

2010 Campaign finance

Here are some year-end numbers for 2010 campaign spending in Stockton, according to recent disclosure filings. • The firefighters union spent nearly $155,000 last year in its unsuccessful fight against Measure H. • Compare that to the $28,744 spent by the Yes on H campaign. • The Grupe Co. in three separate independent expenditure committees [...]

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Late filing

Welcome back after a brief absence. Here’s a quick item if you’re not burned out on post-election stuff: The City Clerk’s office this morning sent over the Yes on Measure H campaign’s most recent election finance form, filed on Election Day. Not a lot new in it; take a look for yourself. Any other expenses [...]

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More campaign finances

•Here is City Council District 1 candidate Xochitl Paderes‘ latest campaign disclosure form. • Asked Donna Brown, the campaign consultant for Yes on Measure H, about the campaign’s latest disclosure. It doesn’t list any expenses for the small Yes on H billboards seen around town. Brown said she still hasn’t received a bill for the [...]

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Campaign finances

Campaign finance reports, covering the period of Oct. 1-16, were due last week. Here’s a quick roundup of the filings that the City Clerk’s office has on hand. •Yes on Measure H, according to its most recent filing, posted a small surge in fund-raising over the roughly two-week period, reporting $13,293 in cash contributions. The [...]

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Counting down to Nov. 2

We’re in the home stretch for elections, folks. A few quick items: •The “Safe and Clean School Coalition,” which has circulated political fliers in Stockton in recent days, apparently is causing a stir in at least one other California town. The Morgan Hill Times has stories on the controversy here and here. A reader sent [...]

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This Stockton’s on fire

Just referencing the graphic on the pro-Measure H campaign mailer, which has hit Stockton homes and can be seen below. (It does not mention Measure H, but its intent is clear). Keep reading for more info. A few things: •The flier was distributed by the “Safe and Clean Schools Coalition,” a tax-exempt organization that does [...]

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A couple of Measure H items

Sorry for the lack of posts this week. Catching up with a couple of quick items: • The Yes on Measure H campaign filed its campaign finance disclosure form yesterday, a week after the deadline. Cash raised, $4,150, is a little lower than what the campaign’s treasurer estimated in a Record article last week. As [...]

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anti-Measure H awash in cash

Funded entirely by the fire union, the No on Measure H campaign reported more than $95,000 so far this election, according to the most recent campaign finance filings. (6MB file) It still has quite a bit of cash to burn in the final weeks before Election Day. It already has spent more than $53,000 ($38,672 [...]

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More campaign finance filings

Here are some more campaign finance filings. (Past entries here and here). Elbert Holman Jr.:  Running to keep his District 1 seat, has $10,684 cash on hand. Councilwoman Leslie Martin: She’s termed out; reports no money. Vice Mayor Kathy Miller: Not up for re-election this year; has $6,978 in her account. I’ll post District 1 candidate [...]

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Fire union polls 400 voters

Stockton’s fire union recently wrapped up a telephone poll of about 400 voters in the city as it gears up its campaign against proposed City Charter amendments that would alter fire chief hiring and change how labor disputes are resolved. Dustin DeRollo, a political strategist and public relations consultant hired by the fire union, wouldn’t [...]

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