The campaign finance disclosure statements for members of the Riverside County Board of Supervisors show healthy sums for all members with the exception of Jeff Stone who is seeking state legislative office.
Here is the annual summary for all five supervisors who collectively raised $ 1,048,448.90 in 2009.
Excellent job in a poor economy.
SUPERVISOR CONTRIBUTIONS EXPENSES CASH ON HAND Bob Buster $ 250,453.25 $ 215,632.20 $ 167,261.80 John Tavaglione* $ 138,555.00 $ 244,672.73 $ 421,458.13 Jeff Stone $ 66,575.00 $ 122,667.62 $ 1,035.02 John Benoit* $ 342,412.44 $ 65,493.13 $ 288,023.95 Marion Ashley* $ 250,453.25 $ 215,632.20 $ 167,261.80 * Candidate for election or re-election in June 2010 Source: Riverside County Registrar of Voters
Unlike their San Bernardino County brethren, the Riverside County bunch seems to be a little more frugal with their cash spending habits.
A brief review of the expenditures revealed no payments to criminal law firms.