Thursday, July 2, 2015

Nutter heads toward primary with $1.6 million on hand

Mayor Nutter raised nearly $1 million since last year, including over $360,000 in the month of January alone.

Nutter heads toward primary with $1.6 million on hand

0 comments

Mayor Nutter raised nearly $1 million since last year, including over $360,000 in the month of January alone.

In all, he ended 2010 with about $1.2 million in the bank, according to the first public look at Nutter's campaign finance activities in more than a year. And with the additional $300,000, he heads toward the May Democratic primary - in which he currently faces no opponent - with more than $1.6 million available to him to spend.

That figure is expected to grow as soon as tomorrow, when he hosts his official kickoff fundraiser for his second term.

The report, filed this afternoon with election officials, shows that the mayor spent over $700,000 in 2010. Nearly half of that was spent in contributions to various local and state candidates and committees.

More coverage
 
PhillyClout: Nutter hires campaign manager

Among those he donated to were City Councilmembers Marian Tasco ($10,600) and William Greenlee ($10,600); the 52nd Ward Democratic Committee, of which Nutter is chairman,($9,000); and the Philadelphia Democratic City Committee ($37,500)

Click here for Philly.com's politics page.

0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Chris Hepp, Tricia Nadolny, Julia Terruso, and Claudia Vargas take you inside Philadelphia's City Hall.

Inquirer City Hall Staff
Also on Philly.com
letter icon Newsletter