FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Vicki van den Eikhof
Campaign Manager, Funk for County Supervisor 2024
Aug. 1, 2023
Atascadero, CA – The race for the District 5 County Supervisor’s seat has reached the first reporting deadline and the results are in: Susan Funk reported over 250 donations of $100 or more from individuals or organizations as of 6/30/23. It is notable that Susan’s opponents each reported well under the same level of individual support. Heather Moreno reported a total of 133 donations to Funk’s 264. Eric Gorham reported only two contributions.
“This is a grassroots campaign, and I’m proud to have the support of so many people throughout San Luis Obispo County. With the court case about the gerrymandered districts, we weren’t able to even start campaigning until mid-April, after the case was settled. The fact that we were able to get such broad support in such a short amount of time shows just how much people recognize the value of electing leaders who will tackle tough issues and get things done to help people,” said Funk.
The Funk campaign reported total donations including in-kind donations, of $92,816 as of June 30th. Mike and Charlotte Byrne, founders of the El Camino Homeless Organization, are supporting Funk. “We love Susan and what she has done for Atascadero. We look forward to the good work she’ll do for the entire county once she’s elected.”
Susan is currently the Mayor Pro Tem of Atascadero and has been elected to the City Council twice, first in 2018 and again in 2022. “My record as an Atascadero City Council member speaks to my priorities if I am elected to the County Board of Supervisors–organizing the fight against homelessness countywide; securing the funding needed by our police and fire departments, ensuring a sustainable water supply for the future; and preserving small-town charm while building a safe, vibrant community that attracts businesses and provides good futures for families.”
To learn more about Funk’s campaign, or to volunteer or donate, visit her website.