Reno City Council Ward 5 race – candidate funding breakdown

Somersett Golf and Country Club in May 2019, a central feature in Reno's Ward 5 – photo: Brian Bahouth/the Ally

Two candidates are running for the Ward 5 seat on the Reno City Council in 2020, incumbent Neoma Jardon and Darla Fink. Reno City Council members serve 4-year terms, and are limited to three terms.

Ward 5, northwest Reno, is home to some of the largest residential developments in the area and stretches to the California border.  Ward 5 is marked in blue on the map below.

During the June 9, 2020 primary, Neoma Jardon won 52.1 percent of the vote and Darla Fink won 27.3 percent. Jardon and Fink were the top two candidates in the primary and are now on the 2020 General Election ballot.  

What follows are lists of campaign contributions of $250.00 or greater and expenses as of October 15, 2020.     

Nevada law stipulates that the maximum single donation to a candidate is $10,000.

Neoma Jardon

Neoma Jardon has represented Ward 5 on the Reno City Council member since 2012. See more at her website.

Cumulative fundraising as of October 15, 2020:  $109,299.21 

Contributions, $250.00 and larger:

Newport Pacific Land Company LLC – Newport Beach, CA – $10,000.00
Lyon Management Group – Newport Beach, CA – $10,000.00
Reno Land Inc. – Reno, NV – $7,000.00
Helix Electric – Las Vegas, NV – $4,000.00
Heinz Ranch Land Company, LLC – Walnut Creek, CA – $5,000.00
Reno Orthopedic Clinic – Reno, NV – $5,000.00
Peppermill Casinos – Reno, NV – $3,500.00
Wood Rodgers – Sacramento, CA – $2,500.00
Thompson Coburn LLP – Washington, DC – $2,500.00
Herbert & Bui Simon – Indianapolis, IN – $2,500.00
Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. – Golden, CO – $2,500.00
Reno Fire Fighters Assn. Local #731 IAFF – Reno, NV – $2,500.00
Reno Sparks Association of Realtors – Reno, NV – $2,500.00
Bonanza Casino – Reno, NV – $2,500.00
Q & D Construction Inc – Reno, NV – $2,500.00
Food Market – Reno, NV – $2,000.00
Sierra Nevada Construction – Sparks, NV – $1,500.00
RAPG – Reno, NV – $1,500.00
Lebo Newman – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Robert Fitzegerald – Reno, NV –  $1,000.00
Western Nevada Supply – Sparks, NV – $1,000.00
Spanish Springs Assoc – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Krater Consulting Group – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
John Foley – Brookfield, WI – $1,000.00
Merlion Development Group, LLC – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Nevada Tri Partners – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Lifestyle Homes – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
NV Energy – Las Vegas, NV – $1,000.00
Peter Lissner – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Robert Lissner – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Elaine Lissner – Oakland, CA – $1,000.00
The Ferraro Group – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Lance & Alma Faulstich – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
IUOE Staionary Engineers Local 39 Nevada Voice – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Doug Roberts – Reno, NV  – $1,000.00
George Foster – Reno, NV  – $1,000.00
Lewis Roca Rothberger Christic – Phoenix, AZ – $1,000.00
McDonald Carano – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Tanamera Construction – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
Pacific Development LLC – San Anselmo, CA – $1,000.00
Reno Sparks Indian Colony – Reno, NV – $500.00
PEFLP, LLC – Reno, NV – $500.00
Dennis Crabb – Reno, NV – $500.00
KLS Planning – Reno, NV – $500.00
Joey Scolari – Reno, NV – $500.00
Granite Construction Company – Watsonville, CA – $500.00
S3 RENOvation Investors LLC – Reno, NV – $500.00
S3-300 S Wells LLC – Reno, NV – $500.00
GSB 1401 S Virginia LLC – Reno, NV – $500.00
Alonso Law Limited – Reno, NV – $500.00
Pete Sferrazza – Reno, NV – $375.00
Tolles Development Company LLC – Reno, NV – $250.00
The Eddy – Reno, NV – $250.00
Realm Constructors – Reno, NV – $250.00
Mayberry gardens LLC – Reno, NV – $250.00
BUILT – Reno, NV  – $250.00
Randy J. Brown Investments, KKC – Reno, NV – $250.00

Expenses:

Conrad Communications – Reno, NV – $11,400.00
The Indivisible Project – Carson City, NV – $425.00
The Nevada Independent – $1,000.00
Boys & Girls Club – Reno, NV – $1,000.00
The Abbi Agency – Reno, NV – $41,310.66
High Fives Foundation – Truckee, CA – $1,500.00
The Abbi Agency – Reno, NV – $4,653.71
Ground Games Government Affairs – Reno, NV – $3,000.00

Darla Fink

Darla Fink has a master’s degree in Public Administration. See more at her website.

Cumulative fundraising as of October 15, 2020:  $11,228.38 

Contributions, $250.00 and larger:

Marilyn Jo Fink – Sparks, NV – $5,000.00
Kitty Jung Friends – Reno, NV – $3,000.00
Nanette Stella Fink-Eaton – Reno, NV – $1,200.00
Renee Alane Hansen – Sun Valley, NV – $1,000.00

Expenses

Washoe County Registrar of Voters – Reno, NV – $251.63
Johnstone Studio – Reno, NV – $205.00
Harland Clarke Checks – Grapevine, TX – $29.60
BrandNue – Cleves, OH – $50.00
Wix – San Francisco, CA – $201.90
Alexis C Vue – Elk Grove, CA – $725
U S Postmaster – Washington, DC – $1,264.55
RenoType – Reno, NV – $2,560.43
Facebook – Menlo, CA – $24.00
Alexis Vue – Elk Grove, CA – $750.00
Hasbara Agency – Reno, NV – $150.00