Otto Lee for Supervisor Campaign Announces More Than $200,000 Raised in First Campaign Filing Report

Sunnyvale, CA – Otto Lee’s campaign for Santa Clara County Supervisor announced today that they filed state campaign finance records that show a total of $209,508.61 in contributions from 254 donors in the first reporting period of the year ending on June 30th.  Of those contributions, 163 came from within Santa Clara County.

In addition to a strong financial report, Lee’s campaign also announced it has received key endorsements from a broad coalition of community leaders including:

  • Former Secretary of Transportation and San José Mayor Norman Mineta
  • State Controller Betty Yee
  • State Treasurer Fiona Ma
  • Former Congressman Mike Honda
  • Former Santa Clara County Supervisors Rod Diridon, Sr., Pete McHugh, Dianne McKenna, and Liz Kniss
  • Sunnyvale Mayor Larry Klein, Sunnyvale Vice Mayor Russ Melton, Sunnyvale City Councilmembers Nancy Smith, Michael S. Goldman, Glenn Hendricks and Gustav Larsson, Milpitas Councilmember Carmen Montano, and Berryessa Union School Boardmembers Thelma Boac and Hugo Jimenez

Lee said of his campaign’s growing momentum, “I’m running for Supervisor to continue my dedication to public service and use my experience to get real results on the challenges our community is facing. Over the past few months, our campaign has picked up significant momentum, attracting contributions and support from leaders across our community who believe I am the best candidate for Supervisor.  We are already out knocking on doors and reaching out to voters throughout the district. I look forward to continuing this momentum as we approach Election Day.”

As a father, veteran, and immigrant, Otto Lee has devoted his life to serving our community.  Between 2003 and 2011, he served on the Sunnyvale City Council, including a term as mayor.  He recently retired from the US Navy Reserve, concluding a 28-year tenure in the armed forces during which he received a Bronze Star for his work.