McKinnon Pulls in $64,000 in Judge Run-Off Race

Rival Beebe Claims $21,000 in Donations So Far

In the countywide run-off for superior court judge, prosecuting attorney John McKinnon has collected far more - and spent far more - than his rival in the November race, court research attorney Jed Beebe. McKinnon, the top vote getter in the June primary, reported having raised $64,000 by the July 1 deadline and having spent $67,000. Thus far, Evelyn McKinnon - McKinnon’s mother and a retired Santa Maria school teacher - has been McKinnon’s most generous political benefactor, having loaned her son’s campaign $52,000. Beebe, who enjoys support from many of the local judges, reported having raised $21,000 and having spent $16,000. Beebe loaned his campaign nearly $6,000.

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