A Look at the Numbers: Council, Supervisor Candidate FundraisingPosted: Updated:
Here's a look at the dollar totals raised by candidates for Charlottesville City council and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors:
For the Jack Jouett seat - through September 30 - Diantha McKeel has raised more than $40,000, while Phillip Seay has raised less than half of that. In the Rio District, Brad Sheffield has raised more than $44,000 to incumbent Rodney Thomas' $22,000.
In the Samuel Miller race, Lizbeth Palmer's $56,000 in donations overshadows incumbent Duane Snow's $30,000. As for the special election for the Scottsville District, Jane Dittmar has raised more than $34,000 compared to Cynthia Burket's nearly $12,000.
There are four candidates running for two open spots on Charlottesville City Council. As of September 30, Republicans Mike Farruggio and Buddy Weber have outpaced the Democrats at more than $15,000 and $12,000, respectively. Incumbent Kristen Szakos has raised $11,000, and fellow Democrat Bob Fenwick, more than $10,000.
Election Day is November 5.
For the Albemarle supervisor candidates' disclosure reports, click here.
For the Charlottesville council candidates' disclosure reports, click here.