Dai Meagher spent $74,724 while the victor Tina Vernon spent $47,400 in the race for county Treasurer, according to election documents filed this week.
Of the total spent, Meagher received $39,173 in contributions but also spent $33,275 of his own money, the documents showed. In the latest round, he had a handful of out-of-town contributors and $200 from Jeanne Marks, the spouse of Greg Marks, who participates in CABPRO and is local representative for Dan Logue.
Vernon’s contributions totaled $47,468. Her latest round of contributers included Mike Ferguson ($300), Lisa Swarthout ($100), Cheryl Rellstab ($300), Peter Van Zant ($150), Jim Hurley ($100), Chris Dabis ($999), Jim Dal Bon ($200), Hank Weston ($100) and Stephen Munkelt ($605). The figures represent their latest contributions, as well as the total donated for the campaign.
Vernon’s expenses included $3000 to campaign consultant Donna Kingwell and $2000 to Hurley for data management. The Sierra Sun-Swift Communications collected $2220 in campaign ad revenue, while KNCO collected $1329.
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