Final funding push
A breakdown of campaign reports leading up to City Council election
Candidates for three seats on the Chico City Council collectively spent $37,362 between Oct. 19 and Oct. 30, according to campaign finance reports submitted to the City Clerk’s Office.
Andrew Coolidge (pictured) raised the most with $6,265 during the final filing period for a total of $48,560 (including loans and nonmonetary contributions). He spent $9,931 during the final push, and $38,713 total.
Reanette Fillmer spent the most ($10,349 in the final period, and $42,848 total), and raised the second most funds ($6,770 in the final period, and $44,325 total).
The other candidates’ totals for money raised and spent are as follows: Mark Sorensen ($25,540 raised, $24,106 spent); Lupe Arim-Law ($21,281, $20,069); Scott Gruendl ($18,858, $18,121); Forough Molina ($17,627, $13,390). Altogether, six candidates raised a total of $176,191 and spent $157,247. Rodney Willis did not raise funds.