Hull’s report for the period ending March 3 showed he raised a total of $42,150 and spent $37,140. Of that, $10,405 came from donations received since he filed his first report on Feb. 4. Hull contributed $5,000 to his own campaign during the last month, on top of the $16,000 out of his own pocket that he reported in February.
His nearest fundraising rival, Mike Williams, reported he raised $17,355 and spent $13,198.
Hull and Williams will face off in a runoff election as neither was able to get the required 50 percent of total votes cast.
Of the other mayoral candidates, Jim Owen’s report showed he raised and spent $1,415. Morgan Braden received $3,060 in donations and spent $2,953.
Campaign finance reports for council candidates in District 2 showed that: Dawnn Robinson, who won the race, raised $6,014 and spent $5,217; Sandra Atwood raised $2,223 and spent $2,171; and Darlene Collins raised $5,980 and spent $3,147.
In District 3, the winner, Cheryl Everett, raised $3,872 and spent $3,538; and Tamara Gutierrez, the incumbent, raised $4,784 and spent $3,581.
In District 5 candidates: Shelby Smith raised $833 and spent $700; Thomas Buckner raised $4,730 and spent $3,189; Tim Crum raised $2,217 and spent $2,010; and Paul Howell raised $3,323 and spent $3,062. Crum lost his bid for re-election, and Smith and Buckner will face each other in a runoff election.
As for municipal judge candidates, G. Robert Cook, who was relected, raised $5,380 and spent $3,872; Jeffrey Goen raised and spent $919; and Roman Montano’s report showed no contributions and no expenditures. His first report showed he raised $577 and spent $572 by Feb 4.
The reports are posted on the city’s website.