Content last updated Oct. 28, 2020

Lynette Gibson McElhaney

Lynette Gibson McElhaney
Incumbent | Re-Elect McElhaney for City Council 2016
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Contributions: $127,257
Public financing received: A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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$6,807.33
Expenditures: $130,707
Current balance: ($3,450)
Money coming in

Contributions

$127,257
Committee
$16K
$16K
Individual
$81K
$81K
Unitemized
$3.2K
$3.2K
Other (includes Businesses)
$27K
$27K

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Money going out

Expenditures

$130,707
Print Ads
$1.0K
$1.0K
Not Stated
$17K
$17K
Contribution
$750
$750
Civic Donations
$5.3K
$5.3K
Office Expenses
$7.5K
$7.5K
Fundraising Events
$920
$920
Campaign Consultants
$29K
$29K
Meetings and Appearances
$2.0K
$2.0K
Campaign Paraphernalia/Misc.
$3.9K
$3.9K
Candidate Filing/Ballot Fees
$250
$250
Campaign Literature and Mailings
$37K
$37K
Candidate Travel, Lodging, and Meals
$91
$91
Professional Services (Legal, Accounting)
$29K
$29K
Information Technology Costs (Internet, E-mail)
$4.9K
$4.9K
Money coming in

Contributions

$127,257
Out of State
1%
1%
Within Oakland
40%
40%
Within California
55%
55%

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Independent expenditures supporting candidate $91,171 A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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Spending breakdown by committee

In support of the candidate
OAKPAC, Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
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$91,171
$91K
$91K
In opposition of the candidate