WINCHESTER — Recent campaign finance reports filed with the state show an increase in the number of donors giving to local campaigns and the amount of money coming in overall.
The reports, published by the Virginia Department of Elections, are for the second quarterly fundraising period from April 1 to May 30.
29th House of Delegates District
Del. Chris Collins, R-Frederick County, is running for a third two-year term representing the 29th District, which includes the city of Winchester, western Frederick County and part of northern Warren County. He is being challenged by Democratic newcomer and local attorney Irina Khanin.
While Collins maintains an advantage in available cash, he was outraised by Khanin for the second consecutive period this year.
Collins had $2,102 in total contributions during the period, according to filings. Most of that came from three cash donations of more than $100. Donations included $1,000 from Leesburg attorney Randy Minchew and $500 from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
But Collins had more than $44,000 in his campaign coffers as of May 30.
He had $100 in itemized expenses during the period.
Khanin raised $15,200 during the period. Of that, $5,730 came from 21 cash contributions of more than $100. Top donations included $1,000 from the Winchester- Frederick County Democratic Committee, $500 from city resident Basabi Virmani and $500 from Clyde Humphrey. Thirty-three cash donations of less than $100 made up $1,945 of Khanin’s donations in the second quarter and $7,525 came from in-kind donations valued at more than $100. In-kind donors included $3,125 from Khanin’s husband Jeffrey Feit and $1,600 from Elizabeth Karp.
Khanin had $17,508 in itemized and in-kind expenses during the period, including nearly $7,000 for payroll. She had a balance of $10,656 on May 30.
27th Senate District
Sen. Jill Vogel, R-Upperville, is running for a fourth four-year term representing the 27th District, which includes Winchester and Frederick, Clarke, and Fauquier counties, as well as parts of Loudoun, Culpeper and Stafford counties. She is being challenged by Democratic newcomer and Fauquier County teacher Ronnie Ross.
Vogel raised $30,095 during the second quarter. Of that, $29,085 was raised through 23 cash donations of $100 or more.
Vogel received a $10,000 donation from her father William B. Holtzman for the second time this year. She also received $10,000 from local businessman Robert Frogale. Other top donations included $1,000 from Warrenton resident Andrew G. Budd and $500 from Washington Gas.
Twenty-two cash contributions of $100 or less made up $1,010 of Vogel’s fundraising during the period.
She had $19,757 in itemized expenses during the period, including a $8,750 payment to the Virginia Senate Republican Caucus and $6,400 to legislative assistant Canon Cochren.
She ended with a balance of $65,303 in cash on May 30.
Ross raised $24,587 in total donations during the period — 19,684 in 70 individual cash donations of $100 or more. Top donations included $1,000 from John L. Richardson, $1,000 from Jean Perin and $1,000 from Robert Hatten.
Ross also received 73 cash donations of $100 or less totaling $3,642, plus five in-kind contributions valued at $1,261 in total.
Ross had $22,090 in itemized expenses, mostly for staff and consultants. He ended the period with a balance of $35,537.
10th House of Delegates District
Del. Wendy Gooditis, D-Clarke County, is running for a second two-year term representing the 10th District, which includes portions of Clarke, Frederick and Loudoun counties. She is being challenged by Leesburg attorney Randy Minchew, who represented the district from 2012 to 2018 as a Republican. He lost to Gooditis in the 2017 general election.
Reports show Gooditis raised $54,543 during the period, with $44,355 from 73 cash donations of $100 or more.
A $5,000 donation came from Virginia Rep. Don Beyer, D-8th, and $5,500 came from the Carpenters Legislative Program of Greater Pennsylvania. A $2,500 donation came from the Democratic fundraising group Win Virginia.
Gooditis also received 219 cash donations of $100 or less totaling $10,022 and one in-kind contribution valued at $165.
Gooditis had $25,934 in itemized expenses during the period, the bulk of which was spent on staff and consultants. Her ending balance was $135,448 on May 30.
Minchew raised $161,880 in total contributions during the second period, which came from 51 donations of $100 or more. Four donations of $25,000 each came from limited liability companies in which Minchew has a minority ownership stake, he said in an email on Wednesday. They are Wesview Durham LLC, Richmond Two Associates, Virginia Shelter Corporation and Landmark of Columbia.
Minchew received 49 cash donations of less than $100 totaling $3,341 and nine in-kind donations valued at more than $100, totaling $41,099. Of that, $18,300 was donated by the Colonial Leadership Trust PAC, a political fundraising committee lead by House Speaker Del. Kirk Cox, R-Colonial Heights. The rest came from limited liability groups and the Republican Party of Virginia.
Minchew had $14,396 in itemized expenses during the period, mostly on events and technical services. He had an ending balance of $211,704 on May 30.
33rd House of Delegates District
Del. Dave LaRock, R-Hamilton, is running for a fourth two-year term to represent the 33rd District, which covers parts of Loudoun, Clarke and Frederick counties. He is being challenged by second-time Democratic challenger Mavis Taintor, who became the Democratic nominee this year after falling in a 2017 Democratic primary.
LaRock raised $3,855 during the second period. Of that, $2,850 came from eight cash contributions of $100 or more. Top donations included $1,000 from MaryBeth LaRock, $500 from Sandra Thompson and $500 from Clarke County resident Robina Bouffault.
LaRock also received 16 cash donations of $100 or less totaling $1,005.
He had $3,113 in itemized expenses during the period and an ending balance of $19,270 on May 30.
Taintor raised $39,169 during the period, with $26,586 of that coming from 99 donations of $100 or more. Top donations included $2,000 from Del. David Reid, D-Loudoun County, $1,000 from Susan Mullin and $1,000 from Chad Leit.
Taintor also got 129 cash donations of $100 or less totaling $8,480. She received one $3,750 in-kind donation from Creeks Edge Winery.
Taintor had $24,597 in itemized expenses during the period, most of it spent on staff and consultants. She paid more than $5,000 to the U.S. Treasury. She ended the period with a balance of $58,372.