Mayoral candidate Travis Mitchell has received most campaign contributions so far in Kyle City Council election


As of Oct. 10, Travis Mitchell has collected the most political donations so far this election season, according to the latest round of campaign finance reports due to election officials Tuesday.

Every opposed candidate in the Nov. 7 election must file a contributions and expenditures report 30 days before the election. This latest round of reports, the first mandated disclosure since this summer, covers all financials from July 1 to Sept. 29, according to the Texas Ethics Commission. However, this report is not required for unopposed candidates or candidates who are filing under the modified reporting schedule.

Here is how much donation money each candidate has earned and spent for the Kyle City Council election during that time frame:

Mayoral candidates:

Bill Sinor (Aug. 18-Sept. 28): $120 in contributions, $210 in expenditures

Nicole Romero-Piche (Aug. 8-Oct. 10): zero dollars in contributions, $25.64 in expenditures

Travis Mitchell (July 7-Oct. 7): $2,788.66 in contributions, $2,898.44 in expenditures

Place 2 candidates:

Tracy Scheel (Aug. 1-Oct. 10): zero dollars in contributions, zero dollars in expenditures

Place 4 candidates

Alex Villalobos (Aug. 8-Sept. 28): $353 in contributions, $3,050 in expenditures

Tim McHutchion (Aug. 9-Oct.10): $450 in contributions, $415.02 in expenditures

Place 1 candidates:

Marco Pizana (Aug. 8-Sept. 28): $737 in contributions, $1538.16 in expenditures

Dex Ellison (Aug. 11-Oct. 10): zero dollars in contributions, $1,064.14 in expenditures

Here are the top five financial supporters for each campaign. Contributor names are not required to be documented if the donations are $50 or less:

Bill Sinor:
1. N/A

Nicole Romero-Piche:
1. N/A

Travis Mitchell:
1. William Conley, $500
2. Clark Wilson and A. Wilson, $500
3. Richard Todd Webster, $233.66
4. David Wilson, $100
5. Omar Baca, $100

Tracy Scheel
1. N/A

Alex Villalobos
1. Angelita and Rosalio Tobias, $100
2. Teresa and Michael Tobias, $ 100

Tim McHutchion
1. Clark Wilson and A. Wilson, $250
2. Robert Lopez, $100
3. David Mann and Linda Campbell, $100

Marco Pizana
1. N/A

Dex Ellison:
1. N/A

The next campaign finance report deadline is Oct. 30, or eight days before the election.

*As of 7:34 p.m. on Oct. 10, mayoral candidate Jamie Sanchez’s  campaign finance report had not been uploaded.

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