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TORRANCE : Loser Outspent Winner in Race for Mayor

August 04, 1994|MARY GUTHRIE

The loser in Torrance's mayoral race earlier this year spent thousands more than the winner, campaign disclosure statements filed this week reveal.

Former Councilman Bill Applegate spent $74,490 in a losing bid for mayor. His opponent, Dee Hardison, spent $46,663 on the race, which she won by fewer than 500 votes in the March 8 election.

In the race for three open seats on the City Council, Dan Walker spent the most money, $50,074, and came in second. Marcia Cribbs spent $20,229 and received the greatest number of votes (5,999). Jack Messerlian, who also won a seat on the council, spent $26,215.

Burton Fletcher spent $28,079; Gerry Rische, $21,407; Hope Witkowsky, $13,974; Mike Botello, $10,239; Steve Whitehead, $8,552; Jose D. Quinones, $8,225, and Mike Mauno, $6,938. Joe Martinez also ran for council but missed the Monday deadline for filing a campaign disclosure statement.

In the race for city clerk, Sue Herbers spent $15,502 on her winning effort. Former Councilman Mark Wirth spent $16,814.

Linda Barnett spent only $30 on her bid for the City Treasurer's office. She ran unopposed.

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