Alameda’s City Council candidates have collected and spent less so far on this election than their counterparts did in 2010, campaign disclosure statements obtained by The Alamedan show.
Stewart Chen leads the fundraising pack, having pulled in $18,888 according to his disclosure form, followed by Jane Sullwold, with $12,202. Jeff Cambra raised $11,268 and Marilyn Ezzy Ashcraft, $10,288, though records show Ezzy Ashcraft has accrued $6,500 more in bills than she raised by the end of the reporting period. Read more >> about Chen leads City Council fundraising race
As part of our ongoing voter education efforts, The Alamedan has consolidated candidates' answers to our questionnaires into a trio of handy cheat sheets, which are attached at the bottom of this post. The spreadsheets offer a brief side-by-side comparison of City Council, Board of Education and Alameda Health Care District Board candidates' views on the major issues they'll be dealing with if elected. Read more >> about ALAMEDA ELECTIONS '12: Candidate cheat sheets