There were few surprises as the Encinitas City Council candidates turned in the first of three campaign finance documents on Oct. 5. Additional form 460s, which include information about contributions to a candidate, expenditures and loans, are due at the end of October and on January 31.
The current required state forms cover all financial dealings of each candidates’ campaign from July 1 through September 30.
Out of the field of nine candidates running for three spots on the dias, six have been actively fundraising. Bryan Ziegler, Peter Schuh and Thomas Brophy did not turn in campaign finance forms to the city clerk’s office by the Oct. 5 deadline.
Lisa Shaffer took in the largest amount of contributions at $35,125 to date. Non-monetary contributions total $1,507 to date. Her total expenditures are listed at $25,809.
Current Mayor Jerome Stocks, who has served twelve years on the council, with three years as mayor, reported monetary contributions totaling $5,715, with an additional loan from Stocks to the campaign for $2,500. His expenditures were reported at $4,364.
Tony Kranz reported monetary contributions at $15,091 to date. In addition, Kranz’ filing showed non-monetary contributions at $1,267 to date. His total expenditures are listed as $10733.79.
Kevin Forrester took in $4,961 in monetary contributions and a $4,300 loan that the candidate made in three increments to the campaign. His expenditures came in at $5,313.64.
Appointed City Councilman Mark Muir showed monetary contributions of $22,162.16 to date in his bid to secure a four-year term on the council. Muir also reported a personal $4,000 loan to the campaign. Non-monetary contributions came in at $679.16 to date. His expenditures are listed as $12,880.57.
Barbara Yost reported monetary contributions of $859.00, with an additional $2,049 in the form of a loan from a third party individual. Her expenditures equaled her contributions at $2,908.
Patch will keep you posted with the new figures as they become available, so check back for updates.