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THE NATION | THE RECALL CAMPAIGN

Write-in candidates

September 25, 2003|Times staff writer Allison Hoffman

Election officials Wednesday released the names of 25 people who qualified to be write-in candidates in the recall election.

To be a write-in candidate, a person must collect 65 signatures, be a U.S. citizen and be eligible to vote. There is no filing fee. The names of all certified write-ins will be posted at polling places.

The write-in candidates are:

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* Donnie Adlen, Democrat, Marina del Rey

* Thomas "Tom" Benigno, nonpartisan, Escalon

* Harry William Braun, Democrat, Pacific Beach

* R. Charlie Chadwick, nonpartisan, Fair Oaks

* Shirley Coly, nonpartisan, Monterey

* Pauline Cooper, Democrat, Los Angeles

* Jane H. Dawson, Democrat, Los Angeles

* Jason Alan Gastrich, Republican, San Diego

* Robert D. Gibb, Democrat, Santa Ana

* Yancey Hawkins, nonpartisan, Inglewood

* Charles J. Hennegan, Republican, San Diego

* Jacques-Andre Istel, Republican, Felicity

* Monty Manibog, Democrat, Los Angeles

* Christian F. Meister, Democrat, Fullerton

* Vincent Pallaver, nonpartisan, San Jose

* Lincoln Pickard, Democrat, San Diego

* Mathilda Karel Spak, nonpartisan, Long Beach

* Ronald W. Spangler, nonpartisan, San Diego

* Bill Thill, Democrat, Sherman Oaks

* Lynda L. Toth, Democrat, Los Angeles

* Jim "Poorman" Trenton, Republican, Newport Beach

* Paul Walton, nonpartisan, San Diego

* Donald P. Wang, Republican, Oakland

* Wignes K. Warren, Democrat, West Covina

* Jurlene Jeanne Kokoa White, Democrat, Campbell

* Joel Wirth, Republican, Newport Beach

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Contributions race

These contributions were reported by major candidates on the Oct. 7 ballot who have received at least $100,000 for their gubernatorial campaigns. Totals are for all contributions through Aug. 23 and for contributions of $1,000 or more through Wednesday. Donations of $1,000 or more must be reported within 24 hours of receipt.

*--* Contributions Candidate Total reported Reported in 24 hours ending Wednesday or committee Cruz $3,475,433 $164,500 Bustamant e 681 contributions 36 contributions

* The Twenty-Ni ne Palms Band of Mission Indians, a small tribe that operates a Coachella casino in partnersh ip with Donald Trump, contribut ed $21,200*. Robert Abernethy , president of Self-Stor age Managemen t Co. and a past contribut or to Gov. Gray Davis, gave the same amount. The San Francisco Laborer's Union, Local 261, also gave $21,200. And the Californi a Assn. of Psychiatr ic Technicia ns made a $15,000 contribut ion.

Bustamant e controls three other committee s: Californi ans for Stability is an anti-reca ll fund that has raised $425,044. The Cruz Bustamant e Committee Against Prop. 54 has collected more than $4.5 million, most of it transferr ed from the Lt. Gov. Bustamant e 2002 Committee , an old reelectio n campaign fund. That committee reported raising more than $900,000, excluding the transfers .

Arianna $630,552 $28,500 Huffingto n 2,332 contributions 12 contributions

* Robert Kotick, an executive at Activisio n Productio ns, contribut ed $5,000. Judith McGrath, a New York broadcast ing executive at MTV Networks, gave $2,000, and Carolyn Strauss, a Los Angeles executive at Home Box Office, gave $1,000.

Tom $985,412 $4,000 McClintoc k 1,262 contributions 4 contributions

Arnold $12,304,471 $212,740 Schwarzen 1,359 contributions 58 contributions egger

* The Automotiv e Group, a Vista, Calif., car dealershi p, contribut ed $21,200. Two other car dealers gave a total of $7,000. A Beverly Hills real estate company, Hilton and Highland, gave $15,200. Wawona Frozen Foods, which sells frozen fruit to Californi a retailers and schools, gave $10,000. Dea Spanos Berberian , daughter of real estate mogul Alex Spanos, made a $9,500 contribut ion. The Spanos family has contribut ed a total of $136,700 to the campaign.

Schwarzen egger also controls Arnold Schwarzen egger's Total Recall, a pro-recal l committee , which has raised more than $1.3 million. Davis Fights the Recall Californi $8,503,949 $120,500 ans Against the 488 contributions 25 contributions Costly Recall of the Governor Gov. Gray Davis controls this anti-reca ll committee . * Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, which operates a casino in Indio, contribut ed $75,000. Real estate developer Goldrich & Kest Industrie s, gave $50,000. The Twenty-Ni ne Palms Indians gave $25,000. The Operating Engineers , Local 3, an Alameda union, gave $25,000. Davis also continues to raise money through his former reelectio n committee , the Gov. Gray Davis Committee , which has transferr ed more than $1 million to Californi ans Against the Costly Recall. Excluding transfers , the fund has reported raising an additiona l $360,000. A third committee , Taxpayers Against the Governor' s Recall, has reported more than $2.4 million in contribut ions.

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*Contributions to candidates from each outside source are limited to $21,200. There is no cap on the amount candidates can give their own campaigns, or on donations to noncandidacy committees.

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Reported by Times staff writer Joel Rubin and Times researcher Maloy Moore

Source: Campaign reports filed with the California secretary of state

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