Mueller raises the most in supervisor race

Ray Mueller

By the Daily Post staff

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller has the biggest warchest in the race for San Mateo County supervisor, but San Carlos Councilwoman Laura Parmer-Lohan is less than $25,000 behind him.

Mueller has raised $249,496 in the race to succeed Supervisor Don Horsley, while Parmer-Lohan has $225,570. But she took in $22,130 over the last month, while Mueller raised $16,100.

LAURA PARMER-LOHAN’S new donors include El Granada resident Jeffrey Peck ($1,000); Putnam Lexus manager Marty Putnam ($500); Stanford adjunct professor Steve Blank ($1,000); Menlo Park investor Ryan Floyd ($1,000); Los Altos Hills resident Susan Harrington ($1,000); San Carlos resident Danielle deBrier ($1,000); Stanford Law School Professor Michael Ballahan ($500); Sereno Vice President Alana Corso ($1,039); and Palo Alto Unified School Board member Jennifer DiBrienza ($1,000).

RAY MUELLER’S donors include the California Nurses Association ($1,000); Mountain View real estate agent David Cutler ($1,000); Lane Partners investor Andrew Haydel ($1,000); Miami Beach resident Alexander Heckler ($1,000); Cotchett, Pitre and McCarthy attorneys Niall McCarthy ($1,000) and Anne Marie Murphy ($1,000).

VIRGINIA CHANG KIRALY, a county harbor commissioner and Menlo Park Fire Board member, raised $5,546, bringing her total to $137,760, including a $50,000 loan to her campaign.

Her donors include former Palo Alto Mayor Peter Drekmeier ($100); Half Moon Bay resident Steven Slomka ($1,000); and Redwood City resident Jennifer Winsom ($2,000).

STEVEN BOOKER, the political director for the International Brotherhood of Electric Workers 617 who lives in Half Moon Bay, raised $1,010 this month, bringing his total to $100,279.

His donors include Hayward electrician Francisco Castano ($400); San Mateo resident Pierre St. Cyr ($600); and Menlo Park attorney Soody Tronson ($100).

The winner of the June 7 primary will represent District 3 on the Board of Supervisors. The district includes San Carlos, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Pacifica, Half Moon Bay and parts of Menlo Park and Belmont.