Final campaign finance reports out for Gilbert candidates

Gilbert campaign finance reports
Candidates for office in Gilbert have filed their final campaign finance reports before the Aug. 4 election. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Candidates for office in Gilbert have filed their final campaign finance reports before the Aug. 4 election. (Community Impact Newspaper)

Candidates for mayor and town council have filed their final campaign finance reports before the Aug. 4 election.

The reports break down money the candidates received and spent through July 18.

Here is a look at those reports, including top donors, broken down by each race.

Mayor

LYNNE KING SMITH

Individuals


  • Mariana Abelson, Creo School owner: $6,450

  • Justin Bayless, Bayless CEO: $6,450

  • Howard Morrison, Morrison Ranch master plan developer: $6,450

  • Adam Webster, Rocky Mountain Restoration: $4,300

  • Adelaida Severson, Bushtex owner: $4,000


Self: $50,000


MATT NIELSEN

Individuals


  • Glenn Way, Charter One CEO: $6,450

  • Brent McArthur, Charter One chief operating officer: $6,450

  • William Gutterly, Charter One chief operating officer: $6,450

  • Jeff Wagner, retired: $500

  • Bryan Foster, ALA Management Services executive director: $500


Self: $30,040

BRIGETTE PETERSON

Individuals


  • George Dottl, retired: $2,000

  • Greg Davis, Iplan Consulting owner: $500

  • Eric Emmert, Dorn Policy Group vice president: $400

  • Adam Baugh. attorney: $250

  • Mark Boesen, attorney: $250

  • Ben Cooper, Norris Design senior project manager: $250

  • Walter Delecki, Northern Arizona University clinical professor: $250

  • Jason Morris, attorney: $250

  • Ralph Pew, attorney: $250

  • Bennan Ray, attorney: $250

  • Michael Withey, attorney: $250


In-kind donations


  • Aaron Childs, Journey Maps owner: $2,800


Four-year council seats (two seats)


SCOTT ANDERSON (I)

Individuals


  • George Dottl, retired: $2,600

  • Reese Anderson, attorney: $200

  • Sean Lake, attorney: $200

  • Ralph Pew, attorney: $200

  • Debra Carr, small-business owner: $100

  • Brad Barrett, retired: $100

  • Thomas Verploegen, retired: $100


Self: $4,000

Political action committees


  • Realtors of Arizona: $4,500

  • Cox AZ: $350


TYLER HUDGINS

Individuals


  • Raymond Olsen, self-employed real estate: $1,000

  • Jared Taylor, Heritage Academy director: $650

  • Gerald Ricke, developer: $500

  • William Olsen, real estate development: $500

  • Jason Barney, developer: $500

  • Richard Fisher, Asset Preservation and Restoration Services CFO: $500


In-kind donations


  • James Adams, Epic Light Media owner: $5,000

  • Self (in-kind): $5,000


Self (monetary): $2,400

Political action committees


  • Pinnacle West: $500


BUSOLA OBAYOMI

Individuals


  • Joel Obayomi: $1,000

  • Akin Ikuseru: $500

  • Globade Fakoya: $500

  • Joseph Jegede: $250

  • Samuel Ajayi: $200


Note: No occupations of donors were listed on reports.

Self: $1,428.43

KATHY TILQUE

Individuals


  • Kathleen Dowler, Dignity Health community integration director: $250

  • Bryan Brundrett, Norwood Furniture co-owner: $200

  • Molly Greene, Salt River Project government relations and public policy senior director: $100


In-kind donations


  • Eric Reber, SpeedPro owner: $3,106.51


Self: $875

Political action committees


  • Realtors of Arizona: $3,000

  • Gilbert Firefighters: $1,200

  • Salt River Project: $800

  • Pinnacle West: $500

  • Cox: $350




Two-year council seat


LAURIN HENDRIX

Self: $30,956.34

BILL SPENCE (I)

Individuals


  • George Dottl, retired: $500

  • Lauren Eccles, Intel finance/data scientist: $149.22

  • David Seigler, New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center administrator: $100

  • Tom Thrasher, retired: $100


Self: $5,333.20

(I)—Incumbent
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


MOST RECENT

See a breakdown of COVID-19 cases, vaccinations and more local data. (Community Impact staff)
COVID-19: See cases, vaccinations by ZIP code in Gilbert

Here is what you need to know about COVID-19 case counts in Gilbert and the state.

Here are the coronavirus hospitalization data updates to know across Arizona. (Community Impact staff)
ADHS: COVID-19 hospitalizations climbing slightly again

Here is what you need to know about hospitalization numbers in Arizona because of COVID-19 cases.

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors met May 17. (Screen capture from YouTube)
Maricopa County Board of Supervisors cuts property tax rate in new budget

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a tentative $3.4 billion budget for fiscal year 2021-22.

Targeted Chiropractic
Three health care practices that have opened in Gilbert

Here are three health-care-related practices that have opened recently in Gilbert.

Big O Tires
2 businesses now open in Gilbert

Here are two businesses that have opened in Gilbert recently.

Gilbert home values rising fast in 85298; 5 businesses coming to Chandler and more top area news

Read the top news from the past week from the Gilbert and Chandler areas.

Doug Ducey
Ducey unveils program to encourage individuals to return to work

Gov. Doug Ducey announced May 13 a three-part “Arizona Back to Work” program to incentivize residents to get off unemployment benefits and fill one of the state’s 160,000 to 180,000 open jobs.

masks
CDC ends all mask requirements for fully vaccinated people

The guidance states fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors.

Higley USD governing board
Higley USD governing board approves revised budgets worth $128.1 million

Higley USD’s governing board adopted revised budgets for fiscal year 2020-21 that are more than $7.67 million more than what was adopted in June 2020.

Donald Garcia, Unstoppable Martial Arts
4 business changes to know in Gilbert

Here are four businesses that have made recent changes in Gilbert.

Cream of the Crop ice cream
Cream of the Crop opens in Agritopia's Barnone in Gilbert

Cream of the Crop serves homemade ice cream and toppings.

Doug Ducey
Gov. Ducey signs bill to trim early voter roll

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on May 11 signed into law Senate Bill 1485, which will purge the permanent early voter rolls of anyone who has not voted by mail in the previous two election cycles.