The January campaign finance shed light on campaign financial details beyond the mayor's race. Incumbent Jim Graham managed to outraise sole opponent Brianne Nadeau in Ward 1, but still lagged behind her in cash on hand.
In Ward 6, meanwhile, ex-Harry Reid staffer Darrel Thompson took in the most money while, like Graham, he lagged behind rival Charles Allen in reserves.
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Nine mayoral candidates turn in mayoral signatures. [Post, LL, Washingtonian]
Shadow senate hopeful Pete Ross gets a fine. [LL]
Housing Authority wants to separate affordable housing in Capitol Riverfront development. [Housing Complex]
District enters budget autonomy limbo. [WAMU]
Tommy Wells plans a hearing on alleged miscreant cops. [Post]
MPD starts gun registration renewals. [Times]
Post ed board trashes Parks and Recreation trip during shutdown. [Post]
More crowdfunding for [...]
Furniture magnate and shadow senator candidate Pete Ross isn't afraid to spend his own money running for the little-recognized volunteer position. In his unsuccessful 2012 for office, Ross spent $202,000 of his own money, and he's already donated $60,000 to his 2014 bid to unseat shadow senator Paul Strauss.
Now Ross may have to reach into his pockets [...]
After covering the latest mayoral campaign filings yesterday, LL has written up the best and worst of the down-ballot races. Below, some challengers for At-Large Councilmember Anita Bonds, some Capitol Hill help for Ward 6 challenger Darrel Thompson, and the infinite wallet of Pete Ross.
Raised: $17,785. Spent: $0. Cash on hand: $19,185.
Bonds' contributors included controversial halfway house Hope [...]
The mayoral candidates weren't the only ones who had to report their campaign finances last week. Read on for the reports, and a not-so-surprising appearance from shadow Senate candidate Pete Ross' bank account.
Raised: $12,966. Spent: $4,819.33. Cash on hand: $54,875.86.
Nadeau outraised Bryan Weaver, her nearest Ward 1 competition, by about $4,000. Among Nadeau's donors: former Ward 6 [...]
Millionaire Foxhall furniture magnate Pete Ross made his fortune persuading people that they needed $10,000 acrylic beds. Now he’s trying to sell Washingtonians on an equally odd product: himself.
In 2012, Ross put $202,000 of his own cash into an unsuccessful run to take one of the District’s shadow Senate seats from Michael D. Brown. For [...]
By now you may know that Pete Ross is willing to spend a ridiculous amount of his own money to be D.C.'s next unpaid, powerless shadow senator. He's given his campaign $202,000 and has already spent nearly $70,000 of that on posters, literature, advertising in this publication, and a small army of field workers that [...]