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3d District Council Race: Selected Campaign Contributions & Data

(March 15, 2002) -- In the public interest, posts below selected campaign contribution data in the 3d district City Council race from public record disclosure reports covering the period January 1, 2002 through February 23, 2002.

Below is a quick overview, ranking leading 3d district candidates by their campaigns' cash on hand, followed by selected contributors:

  • Frank Colonna: Cash on hand (as of Feb. 23, 2002): $5,065.17. From Jan. 1, 2002-Feb. 23, 2002, the Colonna campaign reported receiving $13,295.00 in contributions.

  • Diana Mann: Cash on hand (as of Feb. 23, 2002): $3,784.00. From Jan. 1, 2002-Feb. 23, 2002, the Mann campaign reported receiving $2,200.00 in monetary contributions, plus a $4,000 loan from husband Dr. Gordon Labedz.

    In the interest of brevity, we are listing selected contributors; not all contributors or their occupations/employers are indicated below.

    One final note: contributions to political campaigns are legally protected first amendment political activity. At the same time, CA law gives the public the right to know about them and requires political campaigns to disclose them in periodic filings. As indicated below, they did.

    Friends of Frank Colonna - 2002
    (Jan. 1, 2002 -Feb 23, 2002)

    Monetary contributions:$13,295.00
    Beginning cash balance (from previous period): $10,215.70
    Cash payments made:$18,445.52
    Ending cash balance: $5,065.18

    Monetary contributions include:
    [We post info for period starting July 1, 2001. These were timely reported by the Colonna campaign although not previously posted by us.]

    7/09/01Robert Gumbiner$250
    7/12/01John Fialko$150
    7/13/01Law offices of James H. Ackerman$250
    7/30/01Bill Simmons (Pres., City Light & Power)$250
    2/1/02Jim Gray$100
    1/29/02Tideland Oil Production, Inc.$300
    2/4/02Diane Jacobus$150
    1/27/02Andrew Kinkaid$50 (total in primary: $100)
    1/27/02Preston Smith$99 (total in primary: $198)
    2/7/02Ronald Banner$100
    2/4/02Ken Buck$100
    2/7/02Roy Hearrean$125
    2/7/02Arden Boyd$125
    2/11/02LB Lifeguard Assoc.$200
    2/7/02Apt. Association, Southern Cities CA PPAC$300

    Diana Mann for City Council
    (Jan. 1, 2002 -Feb 23, 2002)

    Monetary contributions:$2,200.00
    Loans received: $4,000.00 (from Dr. Gordon Labedz)
    Cash payments made:$2,416.00
    Ending cash balance: $3,784.00

    Monetary contributions include:

    1/19/02Colette McLaughlin$50
    1/15/02Paul de Jung$300
    1/15/02Ann Dennison$100
    2/08/02Ameco Solar$150
    2/23/02Ann Cantrell$100
    2/20/02Pete Stoker$300 intends to post further campaign reporting data as newsworthy.

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