Former U.S. Secretary of Labor
Solis raised $518,000 and reported $433,000 cash on hand at the end of December in a filing covering the second half of 2013. She announced last year that she was running to replace outgoing Supervisor
In the 3rd District contest to replace termed-out Supervisor
Two newcomers to the campaigns, former Santa Monica City Councilman
Shriver is seeking Yaroslavsky’s Westside seat in the June 3 primary. Gomez is running for Molina's seat and has been endorsed by his former boss, county Supervisor
In recent days, Shriver's campaign has been making an appeal for donations via email and social media. The candidate, who operates two global philanthropic enterprises, has not ruled out using personal wealth to help finance his campaign against Kuehl.
By county law, candidates can accept up to $1,500 per contributor if voluntary expenditure limits are followed. The expenditure cap is roughly $1.4 million for the primary.
Solis, who has agreed to abide by the expenditure limits, is getting money from individuals and an array of Sacramento-based interest groups, including those representing labor, business, insurance and real estate. The former Obama administration official got contributions from interest groups or individuals based in Washington, the reports show.
Solis also drew support from the entertainment industry, including $1,500 from
Kuehl, who has also accepted voluntary limits, received contributions from a wide array of professionals living on the Westside, including lawyers, doctors, judges and educators. Former Sacramento colleagues, including state Sens. Fran Pavley and Mark Leno contributed $1,000 and $1,500, respectively.
The actress-turned-attorney had a big Hollywood contingent among her donors, including writers, producers and entertainers. Singers Barbra Streisand and Bonnie Raitt, actor Ed O'Neill and comedian Lily Tomlin contributed.