◼ The Journal has campaign filings posted -
Weirdness abounds in the District Attorney race. Incumbent Paul Gallegos is the fundraising champion in this period, with $27,093 taken in — however, $20,000 of that was from a loan from a David Gallegos of Weston, Fla. David G. also chipped in a $5,000 donation. Gallegos also appears to be outsourcing his campaign — the physical address for his campaign committee is a West Hollywood office apparently belonging to a political consultancy called “ml Associates.” Meanwhile, the da candidate with the least name recognition — former prosecutor Kathleen Bryson — has, according to her disclosure forms, apparently accomplished the very unusual trick of raising $8,450 in increments of less than $100 while taking in only $300 in donations above that amount. Bryson has also loaned her campaign $5,000. Fellow challengers Paul Hagen ($10,347 raised) and Allison Jackson ($13,674) are close to neck and neck, though Hagen got there with the help of $7,400 in loans from himself and his campaign treasurer, Eureka conservationist Maggie Herbelin.
◼ link to Journal article upcoming
◼ Money flows into local races in Humboldt County
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