Today is an important milestone in the November election. This is when campaigns have to file a report of their income and expenses up to September 30th. Hopefully, all the reports will be online by Monday. That would make Monday a triple holiday: Columbus Day, Follow the Money Day, and Beginning of Vote-by-Mail Day. Here’s the link for Contra Costa County:

Campaign Contribution Search

The biggest thing to watch is For the Children of West County, the PAC that bankrolls bond and parcel tax campaigns with money from construction interests, all marshaled together by Charles Ramsey. Here are some direct links to known WCCUSD PACs and candidates:

I’ll report on what I find from Follow the Money Day after it happens.

Note: There’s one more pre-election filing deadline on the 25th.