Greg Casar nets most campaign contributions for District 4 City Council race

Every opposed candidate in the Nov. 8 election must file a contributions and expenditures report 30 days before the election

Every opposed candidate in the Nov. 8 election must file a contributions and expenditures report 30 days before the election

District 4 City Council incumbent Greg Casar leads challengers Gonzalo Camacho and Louis Herrin in political donations so far this election season, according to the latest round of campaign finance reports due to election officials Tuesday.

Every opposed candidate in the Nov. 8 election must file a contributions and expenditures report 30 days before the election. This latest round of reports, the first mandated disclosure since this summer, covers all financials from July 1 to Sept. 29, according to the Texas Ethics Commission.

Here is how much donation money each candidate has earned and spent for the District 4 City Council race during that timeframe:

Greg Casar: $34,450.50 contributions, $62,469.63 expenditures, 207 contributors.
Notable contributors include the Austin Police Association PAC, South by Southwest Conference & Festivals and U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Austin.

Gonzalo Camacho: $689.77 contributions, $1,995 expenditures, three contributors.

Louis Herrin: No contributions listed, $619.19 expenditures.

In Austin City Council races, donations are not allowed to exceed $350 per contributor per election.

The next campaign finance report deadline is Oct. 31, or eight days before the election.

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