Castle Pines mayoral candidate tops money roster
Castle Pines mayoral candidate Dana Hall reported the highest numbers in the contribution and expenditures reports that city candidates were required to turn in on Oct. 15.
Hall, running against incumbent Mayor Jeffrey Huff, reported a total of $6,190 in contributions: $2,190 in itemized contributions of more than $20 each and $4,500 in loans from Hall herself. Her report indicated she has spent $3,000 of that for two newspaper ads in The Castle Pines Connection.
Included on her list of contributors are $100 from Resa Labossiere, who is running for a Ward 2 council seat, and $80 from James Einolf, a current Ward 2 councilmember.
Her opponent, Huff, reported no contributions, but had expenditures of $653.75 — $593.75 for a newspaper ad in the Castle Pines Connection, and $60 paid to the Castle Pines Chamber of Commerce for a trade booth.
In other races, Gregg Fisher, running unopposed to replace treasurer Mark Shively, who isn't running for re-election, reported no contributions and no expenses.
In the council races, in Ward, 1, write-in candidate Rex Lucas, running unopposed to fill the seat being vacated by Kathy DesRosiers, who decided not to run again, reported no contributions or expenses.
In Ward 2, a contested race for the seat held by Kim Hoffman, who isn't running for re-election, write-in candidate Michael Graczyk reported $900 of itemized contributions of $20 or more, including $500 from his own funds. He has spent $612.56: $195.06 for fliers; $250 for flier distribution and $167.50 for yard signs and stakes.
His opponent, Resa Labossiere, is reporting no contributions and $361.34 in expenditures: $106.82 for printing and $239.53 for yard signs.
In the Ward 3 contested race to fill the seat vacated this summer by John Ewing, who moved out of the city, candidate Roger Addlesperger reported a $100 contribution from his wife, Candace Addlesperger, and no expenditures.
His opponent, Jaime Edwards, the city's former interim clerk and recorder who was appointed recently to fill the seat, reported $135 in contributions and $367 in expenditures for candidate fliers and signs.
Contributions include $25 from Ward 2 Councilmember Kim Hoffman and $40 from Ward 1 Councilmember Tera Radloff and her husband, John Radloff.
The reports covered donations and expenditures through Oct. 15. Candidates are required to turn in a second and final donation and expenditure report on Nov. 1.