WILMINGTON, MA — The three candidates for the 19th Middlesex State Representative seat filed their Pre-Election Campaign Finance Reports with the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance on Monday, October 29. The reports detail campaign donations and spending from mid-August to October 19.
Independent candidate Patricia Meuse (I-Tewksbury) received two donations totaling $350. She loaned her campaign $1,285. She spent $285 on lawn signs. Her campaign began the filing period with a balance of $150 and ends it with a balance of $1,500. Read her report HERE.
Republican candidate Pina Prinzivalli (R-Tewksbury) received 36 donations totaling $5,667. (22 of the 36 donations were from Tewksbury and Wilmington residents.) She spent $12,566.94, including $5,500.00 to the Massachusetts GOP for coordinated campaign services; $4,533.42 to Get Set Marketing for mailers; and $689.55 to Vista Print for campaign cards. Prinzivalli also received $20,229.00 in in-kind donations from the Massachusetts GOP ($14,422 for mailing, postage & polling) and the Marlborough Republican Committee ($5,807 for mailing, postage, postcards, and digital ad). Her campaign began the filing period with a balance of $5,667.00 and ends it with a balance of $8,394.57. Read her report HERE.
Democratic candidate Dave Robertson (D-Tewksbury) received 72 donations totaling $10,760. (59 of the 72 donations were from Tewksbury and Wilmington residents.) He spent $2,608.72, including $1,527.96 to the Tewksbury Country Club for a campaign fundraiser and deposit for an election night gathering and $462.74 to AJ’s Kitchen for campaign meals. He also loaned his campaign $2,474.71, including $1,424.71 for lawn signs, bumper stickers, and buttons from Connolly Printing and $500 for campaign strategy services from DAPA Research. Robertson had previously loaned his campaign $8,353.97 for which he has not been reimbursed yet. His campaign began the filing period with a balance of $4,291.30 and ends it with a balance of $12,442.58. Read his report HERE.
Other Notes: Primary candidate Mike McCoy (D-Wilmington) donated an additional $2,000 to his campaign prior to the September 4 election, bringing his self-financing to $20,000.
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