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Abel Guillén

Abel Guillén
Incumbent | Abel Guillen for City Council 2018
This candidate has agreed to voluntary spending limits. The maximum contribution this candidate can accept is $800 from any individual, business entity, committee or other organization and $1,600 from a qualified broad-based committee. A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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Contributions: $61,546
Public financing received: A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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$18,345
Expenditures: $22,254
Current balance: $39,292
Money coming in

Contributions

$61,546
Committee
$31K
$31K
Individual
$136K
$136K
Unitemized
$4.6K
$4.6K
Other (includes Businesses)
$30K
$30K

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Money going out

Expenditures

$22,254
Print Ads
$1.6K
$1.6K
Not Stated
$42K
$42K
Contribution
$5.2K
$5.2K
Civic Donations
$12K
$12K
Office Expenses
$18K
$18K
Fundraising Events
$23K
$23K
Campaign Consultants
$21K
$21K
Campaign Paraphernalia/Misc.
$452
$452
Candidate Filing/Ballot Fees
$1.0K
$1.0K
Campaign Literature and Mailings
$56K
$56K
Postage, Delivery and Messenger Services
$25K
$25K
Professional Services (Legal, Accounting)
$12K
$12K
Information Technology Costs (Internet, E-mail)
$153
$153
Money coming in

Contributions

$61,546
Out of State
9%
9%
Within Oakland
180%
180%
Within California
128%
128%

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Independent expenditures opposing candidate $4,807 A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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Independent expenditures supporting candidate $47,523

Spending breakdown by committee

In support of the candidate
International Association of Firefighter Local 55 Political Action, Sponsored by: Int’l Assoc. of Firefighter Local 55
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$47,523
$48K
$48K
In opposition of the candidate
East Bay Working Families, a coalition of unions and community groups
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$4,807
$4.8K
$4.8K