Candidates running for Seattle City Council have only 2 months left before the August 18, 2009 Primary. The field is crowded in two seats where incumbents have retired. The two top candidates in each race will go on to the November election. Here are the latest monthly fundraising totals as of May 30, 2009.
Two Seattle City Council candidates, incumbent Richard Conlin and Sally Bagshaw have now each raised over $100,000. Two other candidates, incumbent Nick Licata and Robert Rosencrantz have raised over $75,000.
Information was obtained from the following websites: Washington State Public Disclosure Commission and City of Seattle Ethics and Election Commission . You can check out more information including who has donated to which campaigns by going to these sites.
The information below first lists how much money they reported raising through May 31, 2009 and how much of that they have spent.
City Council Position 2 – Incumbent is Richard Conlin
Richard Conlin …. $105,907…. $25,370
David Ginsberg…. $26,203…. $13,729
City Council Position 4 – Incumbent is Jan Drago (retiring)
Sally Bagshaw …. $104,190…. $44,106
David Bloom …. $43,859…. $13,859
Dorsol Plants …. $3,330…. $1782
City Council Position 6 – Incumbent is Nick Licata
Jessie Israel …. $41,136…. $12,031
Martin Henry Kaplan …. $41,035…. $3,771
Nick Licata…. $75,110…. $35,368
City Council Position 8 – Incumbent is Richard McIver (retiring)
Bobby Forch ….$24,515 ….$0
David Miller …. $44,621…. $18,666
Mike O’Brien …. $57,268…. $15,580
Robert Rosencrantz …. $81,277…. $42,863
Jordan Royer …. $66,423…. $28,989
Rusty Williams …. $41,941…. $15,164
The Primary Election is August 18, 2009.
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