All illustrations by Jessica Randklev.

All illustrations by Jessica Randklev.

Just thumbing through a few public disclosures and noticed that during his time running/not running for mayor, Cary Bozeman brought in $47,237 for his re-election campaign since 2007. That easily makes him the money leader in the race, even though he is no longer running. According to documents filed with the Public Disclosure Commission, Bozeman spent $33,685 of his haul, $3,150 of it refunding contributions.

As for the remaining $14,000 or so, Bozeman said in an email: “As soon as the primary is over I will be donating my funds to the Harrison Medical Center Foundation.”

Lori Anderson, a spokesperson for the state’s Public Disclosure Commission says that Bozeman is not required to return any of the campaign contributions, and that he is allowed to spend the surplus by donating to a charitable organization registered with the Secretary of State.

He made the following reimbursements:
— James Nall, $1,500
— American Maritime International Inc., $1,000
— Guy Stitt, $400
— The BJC Group Inc. $250

These gentlemen are among his contributors:
— Ron Sher: $750 (He owns the J.C. Penny’s building.)
— Tim Ryan Construction: $250 (You’ve seen his new building by the Admiral.)
— Gary Sexton: $350: He is, as Bozeman says, “The Man Behind the (Waterfront) Park.)

The rest of the field is as follows:
— Patty Lent: $34,878 and has spent $34,810
— Will Maupin: $19,990 and has spent $15,735 (Bozeman donated $100)
— Daryl Daugs: $15,410 and has spent $15,183
— Mike Shepherd: $11,397 and has spent $7,054
— Carlos Jara: $4,859 and has spent $4,929

— Chris Kornelis

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gibbyI can’t say I’m extremely surprised that Death Cab for Cutie, fronted by Bremerton son Benjamin Gibbard, aren’t playing Bremerton this spring. Echoes of their April gig at The Admiral are still ringing between Sixth and Warren. But, let’s not forget that Gib, during his April set, said he was sorry the band had never played Bremerton before, and that they “wouldn’t wait so long next time.” So, dear readers, stay tuned for a DCFC or Gibby solo show sometime …

In other Gibbard news. It is by now common knowledge that the man’s engaged to be married to hot elf Zooey Deschanel. And as our friend Angela Dice points, please be on your best behavior if you see the pair enjoying an afternoon in the fountain park, or shopping for a condo.

OK, and while we’re on the topic of Gibbard and the band’s Admiral show … I remember he had more than a couple things to say about the trials of catchin’ the last boat home from Seattle. In fact, he may be the most high-profile Bremerton rider we’ve got. Perhaps he could lend a hand and testify in front of the state legislature when they take up this business of paring down our run to one boat. I’m just saying.

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