Politics & Elections

Kim Ho is campaign cash leader

KIMBERLY HO has raised the most money of all candidates for Westminster City Council (Shutterstock).

The transition from at-large elections to a by-district system has, in some cities, pitted office-holders against each other.

In Westminster, councilmembers Tai Do and Kimberly Ho will be competing against each other for the District 3 position, and have raised the most money among all five candidates for two seats, although most of that comes from loans to themselves.

Competing for the District 2 seat are Carlos Manzo, NamQuan Nguyen and Trung Ta.

According to documents filed with the Westminster City Clerk’s office, here are the financial numbers:

  • Kimberly Ho has raised $129,721.15, of which $86,635 is a loan to her campaign. She has spent $99,954.85 and has $6,023.23 cash on hand, with debts of $112,821.81.
  • Tai Do has raised $49,853.48, of which $25,000 is a loan to his campaign He has spent $39,413.59 and has $12,895 cash on hand, with debts of $25,000.
  • Carlos Manzo has raised $14,565, spent $12,081.71 and has a cash balance of $5,950.64 with no debt.
  • NamQuan Nguyen has raised $33,557 of which $5,250 is a loan to his campaign. He has spent $14,447.99 and has a cash balance of $19,109.11, along with a debt of $5,250.
  • Trung Ta has raised $5,308, of which $2,400 is a loan to his campaign He has spent $983.27 and has cash on hand of $4,824.73. He has a debt of $2,900.

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