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Lynette Gibson McElhaney

Lynette Gibson McElhaney
Incumbent | Re-Elect Lynette Gibson-McElhaney for City Council 2020
This candidate has agreed to voluntary spending limits. The maximum contribution this candidate can accept is $900 from any individual, business entity, committee or other organization and $1,700 from a qualified broad-based committee. If the candidate does not accept spending limits then: The maximum contribution this candidate can accept is $200 from any individual, business entity, committee or other organization and $400 from a qualified broad-based committee. A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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Contributions: $58,914
Public financing received: A question mark in circle indicating additional information

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Expenditures: $10,649
Loans: $1
Current balance: $48,264
Money coming in

Contributions

$58,914
Committee
$19K
$19K
Individual
$144K
$144K
Unitemized
$48K
$48K
Self Funding
$900
$900
Other (includes Businesses)
$27K
$27K

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Money going out

Expenditures

$10,649
Not Stated
$20K
$20K
Phone Banks
$6.1K
$6.1K
Civic Donations
$2.2K
$2.2K
Office Expenses
$295
$295
Fundraising Events
$6.3K
$6.3K
Campaign Consultants
$10K
$10K
Meetings and Appearances
$379
$379
Campaign Workers' Salaries
$18K
$18K
Campaign Paraphernalia/Misc.
$53K
$53K
Candidate Filing/Ballot Fees
$1.0K
$1.0K
Campaign Literature and Mailings
$75K
$75K
Professional Services (Legal, Accounting)
$17K
$17K
Information Technology Costs (Internet, E-mail)
$50K
$50K
Money coming in

Contributions

$58,914
Out of State
7%
7%
Within Oakland
186%
186%
Within California
129%
129%

Independent expenditures opposing candidate $41,640 A question mark in circle indicating additional information

Spending by third parties that advocates the election or defeat of a candidate and is not made in coordination with a candidate or campaign committee is termed an independent expenditure. To learn more, see the FAQ.

Independent expenditures supporting candidate $91,171

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
Oakland 2020 Committee to Replace Lynette Gibson McElhaney And Elect Carroll Fife and Rebecca Kaplan to the Oakland City Council, sponsored by Alameda Labor Council, AFL-CIO
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$41,640
$42K
$42K

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