Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake council and school board candidates file latest campaign finance reports

Campaign finance reports show campaign donations and expenditures.

Campaign finance reports show campaign donations and expenditures.

Two city council races—one in Colleyville and one in Southlake—are attracting the highest amount of campaign contributions among nine races on the ballot, according to the most recent reports filed this month.

City council and school board candidates running in the May 4 elections were required to submit campaign finance reports April 4. These reports show how much candidates have received in political contributions as well as how much they have spent during the first few months of their campaigns.

The reports generally cover money received and spent between Jan. 1 and March 26, though some candidates have included funds beyond those dates. The next set of reports is due by April 26.

Voters will weigh in on nine contested races for city council and school board seats in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake. Early voting continues through April 30. Election day is May 4. Here is how much each candidate has raised so far.

Colleyville City Council

Mark Skinner has raised $9,090 so far in contributions. His opponent, incumbent Richard Newton, has raised $5,275.

Place 1
Incumbent Tammy Nakamura has raised $7,890. Her opponent, Jon Bullock, has raised $3,480.

Place 2
Incumbent Bobby Lindamood has raised $13,970 in political contributions. His opponent, Vanessa Steinkamp, closely trailed with about $12,765 raised so far.

Grapevine City Council

Place 3
Lemoine Wright has raised about $10,094. His opponent, Leon Leal, reported no political contributions as of April 4, according to campaign finance reports.

Southlake City Council

Place 3
Incumbent Chad Patton has raised $13,250. His opponent, Inna Dietrich, closely followed with about $12,179 raised in political contributions.

Place 4
MaryGrace Thoennes has raised $4,450. Her opponent, Ronell Smith, has raised about $3,301.

Carroll ISD School Board

Place 7
Kandice Kapinos has raised the most money in this race with $4,852. Incumbent David Almand has raised $825.

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD School Board

Place 3
Incumbent Louie Sullins raised the most money in this race with $2,800. His challenger, Tommy Snyder, raised about $1,015.

Place 4
Incumbent Lisa Pardo has raised $3,000. Her opponent, Mike McCoy, reported no political contributions as of April 4, according to campaign finance reports.

Below are the campaign finance reports detailing contributions and expenditures for each candidate.

By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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