BARSTOW • Election Day is next Tuesday and candidates for local office have filed more donation reports for their campaigns.
Barstow residents will be picking two city council members out of three candidates. Incumbents Julie Hackbarth-McIntyre and Timothy Silva are running against challenger Carmen Hernandez.
For the period of Oct. 1 through Oct. 16, Hackbarth-McIntyre received a total of $948 in donations. Her mother, Barbara Hackbarth, contributed $500 and the rest of the donations were under $100, so the contributors did not have to be named.
Silva received a total of $2,862 for the period of Oct. 1 through Oct. 15. Donors who contributed more than $100 include Cole Burr of Temecula, Tracy Burr of Temecula, Linda Vasseur of Newberry Springs, Alliance Murrieta Hospitality, LLC Property (owner of Quality Inn in Barstow), Furniture Outlet in Barstow, and Firestone Tires in Barstow.
Hernandez did not receive further donations for the period of Oct. 1 through Oct. 16, however, she did loan $2,000 to her own campaign earlier in the year.
There are a total of seven candidates running for two positions on the board of Barstow Unified School District. Candidates include incumbents Barbara Mae Rose and Ernest Vogt, as well as challengers Robert Myers, Everette Odegaard, Raymond Perea, Ben Rosenberg, and Gene Stoops.
All of the seven candidates expected to receive less than $1,000 in campaign donations from the period of Oct. 1 through Oct. 16, according to San Bernardino County's Registrar of Voters.
There are a total of four candidates running for one position in Trustee Area 2 of the Silver Valley Unified School District. The candidates include Linda DeLuca, Fred O'Byrnes, Heather Reid, and Rhonda Colleen Royalty.
All four candidates expect to receive less than $1,000 in campaign donations, according to San Bernardino County's Registrar of Voters.
There are a total of five candidates running for three positions on the board of Yermo Community Services District. Incumbents Geoffrey Berner and Scott Walker are running as well as Charles Coates, Paul Ray and Edward White.
All five candidates have received less than $1,000 in donations, according to San Bernardino County's Registrar of Voters.
Candidates running for the House of Representatives and state offices have also filed campaign finance reports. These reports show a significant disparity in the amount of money donated to local Republicans versus local Democrats.
Republican candidate Jean Fuller is running for state senate in the 18th district against Democrat Carter Pope.
Fuller has received a total of $406,819.72 in campaign donations for the period of January through Oct. 16. Pope has received a total of $5,138 in donations for the period of January through Sept. 30.
Incumbent Republican Connie Conway is running for state assembly in the 34th district against Democrat Esmerelda Castro.
Conway has two different committees for her campaign contributions. The combined total from both committees for the period from January to Oct. 16 is $338,303.08. Castro has not filed campaign finance reports and could not be reached as of press time.
Republican Howard P. "Buck" McKeon is running against Democrat Jackie Conaway for the 25th district in the U.S. House of Representatives.
McKeon has received a total of $1.15 million in donations for his campaign this year for the period from January to Oct. 16. Conaway has received a total of $3,691 in donations and loans for her campaign from January through Sept. 30 this year.
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