Sutherland raises over $25K in month
District 4 supervisorial candidate Robin Sutherland added more than $25,000 to her war chest in the last four weeks, according to campaign contribution statements filed with the county’s Elections Office.
Sutherland took in $12,334.75 in cash and netted $12,877.14 in nonmonetary donations to boost her campaign contribution total to over $32,500.
The largest contribution came from Burr Ellis, a Sacramento sign manufacturer and friend of the family who made a $8,277.14 sign donation to Sutherland’s campaign effort.
Sutherland also received $2,000 from Sierra Pacific Industries.
District 4 incumbent Elizabeth Martin garnered more than $21,000 in cash to bring her contribution total to nearly $75,200.
Martin’s largest contribution came from Mountain People’s Warehouse owner Michael Funk, who donated $5,000 to her re-election bid.
District 4 challenger Rene Antonson took in $2,290.39 in cash and $1,120.61 in nonmonetary donations for a total of $6,875.
Antonson’s largest contribution was $787.50 for Web site services.
District 4 challengers Bill Steele and Michael Harris have yet to solicit or raise any money for their campaigns.
In the race for District 3 Supervisor, Mark Johnson nearly doubled his take over the last four weeks with $7,613 in cash and a $1,000 nonmonetary contribution, for a total of more than $17,800.
Johnson’s largest donation was $500 from Gold Country Lenders.
District 4 incumbent Bruce Conklin added $2,157 in cash and $1,162 in nonmonetary donations, bringing his campaign contribution total to $33,636.
Conklin’s largest donation of $1,000 came from William Newsome of San Francisco.
District 3 challenger Drew Bedwell kept pace with Conklin with $5,069 in cash and $736 in nonmonetary donations, for a total of just over $33,000.
Bedwell received $500 from the Nevada County Republican Central Committee, $500 from W. W. Weismann of Auburn, and a $200 nonmonetary contribution for election consultation from SPI.
In the race for clerk-recorder, incumbent Lorraine Jewett-Burdick took in $3,017 in cash and $284.50 from an auction fund raiser to bring her total to $13,695.50.
Jewett-Burdick received $500 from state Sen. Rico Oller and $1,000 from Data Control Corp. of Nevada City.
Challenger Kevin Waggoner raised $2,619 in cash and $208 in nonmonetary contributions to bring his total to $7,257.
Candidates will file a final official accounting of their total campaign contributions and expenditures for the election season in June.
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