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:
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:
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
1. Angelita and Rosalio Tobias, $100
2. Teresa and Michael Tobias, $ 100
1. Clark Wilson and A. Wilson, $250
2. Robert Lopez, $100
3. David Mann and Linda Campbell, $100
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.