Newport Beach Political Fundraising Data Released

As the political scene for 2018 heats up, political figures and PACs throughout our city are heating up.

NOTE: At this time, I have NO PLANS to run in 2018, so if anyone who lives in District 1 wants to file against Diane Dixon, just let me know.  Currently, Joe Stapleton has a campaign for the area but has conducted fundraisers for Dixon and also donated the maximum amount to her campaign, so it’s clear he’s saving his ammo for a future race, possibly on the peninsula in 4 years, or perhaps another district if he moves.

Here’s how the incumbents, challengers, and influencers are stacking up so far:




About Mike Glenn

Mike is the founder and publisher of Save Newport, owner of the software company Devion, the VP of Newport Beach's Republican Assembly, Chair of Government Relations for the Elks Lodge, an outspoken taxpayer advocate, and a sworn alternate voter for the Orange County GOP. He writes, shoots photos, and edits, but much of the time, he's just "the IT guy". He can be reached at: Google+, Facebook, or via email, at