"I had the forms and meant to drop them off and I didn't. I sent her a note right away, but I was gone by then. I turned them in once I got back," he said.
The bad news for Mr. Cline is that there is a penalty, albeit a paltry $10 for each late day. The good news is the city clerk has the discretion not to levy the fine and she won't.
"He promptly notified me that he would file it upon his return and that's exactly what he did," Ms. Aguilar said.
According to the figures on the form, which covers the period from Oct. 19 to Dec. 31, 2014, Mr. Cline did not raise any additional money, but he did spend $6,524, bringing his total expenditures to $14,763. He raised a total of $6,240 in cash and $992 in non-cash contributions. He also loaned himself $1,000, bringing his contribution total to $8,232, the lowest amount of money raised out of the six candidates for City Council.
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