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.
Tax returns released by City Councilman Kevin Faulconer’s mayoral campaign show Faulconer and his wife Katherine Stuart Faulconer nearly doubled their income between 2011 and 2012.read more
Though staying positive early in the campaign, David Alvarez’s allies in organized labor have in recent weeks gone on the offensive against Kevin Faulconer in the final stretch of an increasingly negative mayor’s race.read more
Mayoral candidates David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer have very different financial situations. We dug deep into their financial backgrounds to find the details.read more
Experts agree — it’s a weak system from the ground up.read more
The final set of comprehensive campaign finance reports in the San Diego mayor’s race shows David Alvarez and his allies with a lead over Kevin Faulconer in available funds.read more
Deep-pocketed political action committees have poured more than $1.6 million dollars into San Diego’s mayoral election but disclosure of their donors has been limited.read more
Fundraising did not slow down over the holidays in the San Diego mayoral runoff. The most recent campaign finance reports show the David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer warchests are nearly equal.read more
With the San Diego City Council’s decision to set February 11 as the date for the mayoral runoff election, the race for cash is once again kicking into high gear. Here are three things to know when following the money in the last two months of the mayor’s race.read more
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