Fundraising Efforts for Santa Clara County Supervisor Seat Are in Full Swing

Fundraising efforts are in full swing for the candidates seeking to replace termed out Supervisor Ken Yeager. As the numbers reveal, they have been serious about building a solid financial footing early on which, with five candidates vying to make it past the primary election, will definitely matter.

Here is a breakdown of their fundraising in the first 6 months of 2017 as reported by the most recent Campaign Disclosure Statements:

  • Dominic Caserta, Vice Mayor of Santa Clara, after taking a large lead at the end of 2016, raised an additional $57,000 in the period and now has $289,000 cash on hand;
  • Don Rocha, current San Jose City Council Member, raised $140,000 in the period and has $138,000 cash on hand;
  • Jason Baker, former Campbell Mayor, has raised $38,000 in 2017 and has $50,000 cash on hand;
  • Susan Ellenberg, San Jose Unified School District Trustee, raised $100,000 and has $95,000 cash on hand; and
  • Pierluigi Oliverio, former San Jose City Council Member, raised $255,000 and has $250,000 cash on hand.

The next reporting deadline is at the end of January.

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