Top county candidates also top spenders

The top county candidates in the primary election were also the top campaign spenders, according to expenditure reports submitted to the county clerk’s office.

For the commissioner race, Felix Carrizales, who topped the ticket, showed total contributions and expenses at $4,200.76. The majority of that was an individual contribution of $3,636.26. He received $320 in donations from Kay Neves, Earl Goden, Fred Barnett, Rodney McNiven and Basin Auto Care. He received an in-kind donation of candy from Norma Anderson.

John Hyde, who was second in voting spend $896.86. Keith Grant, who was defeated for one of the two Republican nominations, spent $325.71.

For the county clerk of district court position, Serena K. Lipp won the Republican nomination, unopposed in the general election. She spent $5,131.27, all personal funds.

Diane Nuttall spent $3,111.02, $2,852.24 personal funds and the rest donations from a business and one individual. Debra LaBudda spent $3,019 with $799 as in-kind contributions from four individuals.

Angela Cook spent $157.80 of personal funds.

Kim Adams defeated Michelle Burns for the Republican nomination for county attorney. She is unopposed in the general election. She outspent Burns nearly three-to-one with $8,630.37 expenses, including $404 from three couples – Mary and Alan Bair, Tom and Deany Delaney and Mary and Stan Flitner.

Burns spent $3,597, all personal funds except $500 contribution from John Frentheway.