Considered a shoo-in even before the election, first-time Napa City Council candidate Alfredo Pedroza took second place in unofficial returns released late Tuesday by Napa County Registrar of Voters John Tuteur. The race was for two seats on the council:
SCOTT SEDGLEY 6,354 22.68% ALFREDO PEDROZA 5,720 20.42% DORIS GENTRY 5,093 18.18% JIM KRIDER 4,926 17.58% ALEX PADER 2,521 9.00% WILLIAM LEE BOPF 1,999 7.14% CHARLIE ROSE 1,401 5.00% Total 28,014 100.00%
In the final financial statements released before Tuesday's election, the candiate who had brought in the most money was first-time candidate Alfredo Pedroza with $36.829.23 in donations.
The campaign statements include all donations made before October 20.
Mayor Jill Techel brought in the next largest amount in donations with $35,796.06.
Doris Gentry rounds out the top three with the most in donations: $35,524. Gentry is a first-time local office-seeker, but has campaigned twice for state Assembly as a Republican.
Peter Mott, mayoral candidate and current city councilman raised $30,007.32 and fellow current city councilman, Jim Krider, raised $20,798.
Newcomer Alex Pader followed closely with $19,695 and retired firefighter/former school board trustee Scott Sedgley raised $18,849.50.
Charlie Rose raised $4,875 and William Bopf ran a self-funded campaign with a $2,048 year-to-date total. Both are first-time candidates for local office.
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