Larry Block’s campaign for election to the West Hollywood City Council election has attracted $12,869 in contributions. Block has contributed another $1,000 to his campaign and made a loan of $20,000 to the Larry Block for West Hollywood City Council 2020 campaign.
Thirty-one of the 48 donors of $100 or more to Block’s campaign are West Hollywood residents or businesses. The campaign also received a total of $535 in donations of less than $100. The names and addresses of those donors aren’t included in the campaign finance report, which includes donations made from Jan. 1 to June 30, 2020.
The largest donors to Block’s campaign, other than Block himself, are his sister Laurie of La Jolla, who made the maximum donation of $1,000, and W.H.B.T., the owner of Micky’s bar in West Hollywood, who also donated $1,000.
The Afriat Consulting Group donated $100 to Block’s campaign. With the exception of Afriat, none of the donors to Block’s campaign appear to be real estate interests or vendors or others seeking contracts with or approval for projects from the City of West Hollywood. Notable donors include City Councilmember John D’Amico, who donated $200, and Marco Colantonio, who also is running for one of the two City Council seats and donated $150.
Other candidates who have already filed their contribution reports are Councilmember John Heilman, who has received $99,020; Noemi Torres, who has raised a total of $17,280 in 2019 and thus far this year, and John Erickson, whose campaign has raised $60,856.
The deadline for filing the latest report is July 30. Other candidates who will be filing reports soon are Councilmember John Duran and challengers Marco Colantonio and Sepi Shyne.