Follow the Money: San Diego Mayoral Special Election 2013
Last year, candidates, political parties and other organizations raised and spent millions of dollars to determine San Diego’s mayor. Now, they’re at it again and inewsource is following the money in the special mayoral election.
From daily updates on fundraising and campaign spending to deep dives on special topics, make Follow the Money your number one stop for the latest news and one-of-a-kind analysis about money in San Diego politics.
Published September 16, 2013
Check here each day for updated fundraising totals and a searchable database of campaign contributions in the 2013 San Diego Mayoral Special Election.
With San Diego’s mayoral primary election less than a week away, the latest campaign filing shows former assemblyman Nathan Fletcher and Councilman David Alvarez remain neck and neck in fundraising.read more
San Diego’s mayoral candidates and the political committees supporting them ramp up the fundraising as the campaign heads into the home stretch.read more
The Lincoln Club wants a Faulconer-Alvarez matchup in the runoff. To see it happen, they’re spending big money on a harsh anti-Fletcher advertising campaign. But there are risks to the strategy.read more
The Republican Party of San Diego County has spent more than $60,000 in a push to educate its party members and persuade them to vote for Kevin Faulconer.read more
All told, the four major candidates and independent committees established to support their bids have raised nearly $2.5 million over the past six weeks.read more
Working Families for a Better San Diego, a political committee established in early September by the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council, has already raised more than half a million dollars to support David Alvarez’s campaign.read more
We’re expanding our coverage of the mayor’s race with the addition of daily tracking of contributions to independent political committees that support mayoral candidates.read more
Homemakers ranked high on the list of occupations contributing $1,000 or more to mayoral candidates. How many were spouses of other contributors?read more
The San Diego mayoral special election is turning into a real horse race.read more
inewsource analyzed the occupations listed on every contribution recorded by the Faulconer and Flether campaigns. What have we found?…read more