Pittsburgh City Council Fundraising Numbers Are In

Pittsburgh Council district mapCampaign fundraising numbers from January to May are in for candidates running for Pittsburgh City Council, as are a number of newspaper endorsements.

Here’s the district-by-district breakdown.

District 4

Incumbent Natalia Rudiak is facing a primary challenge from fellow Democrat Johnny Lee. Rudiak was endorsed last week by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Natalia Rudiak
Raised: $112,190.92
Spent: $58,568.08
Cash on hand: $53,552.84

Johnny Lee
Raised: $31,890.00
Spent: $24,275.83
Cash on hand: $7,614.17

District 6

A three-way race for the Democratic nomination is unfolding between incumbent Daniel Lavelle, who was endorsed on Friday by the Post-Gazette, Dok Harris, and former Councilwoman Tonya Payne.

Daniel Lavelle [not filed]

Dok Harris
Raised: $27,110.00
Spent: $10,249.83
Cash on hand: $16,860.17

Tonya Payne [not filed]

District 8

This is Bill Peduto’s seat and a hotly contested three-way primary is being fought out between Jeanne Clark, Dan Gilman, and Sam Hens-Greco to fill it. Gilman was endorsed by the Post-Gazette last Thursday.

Dan Gilman
Spent: $74,815.14
Cash on hand: $103,255.71

Gilman brought forward $55,198.81 from his previous report, which is reflected in the total funds raised.

Jeanne Clark
Per Tim McNulty on Early Returns:
Raised: $58,242
Spent: $49,600
Cash on hand: $8,641

Sam Hens-Greco
Raised: -$2,090
Spent: $10,659.73
Cash on hand: -$12,749.73

While a report filed Friday (reiterated above) indicates a negative balance in Hens-Greco’s account, Tim McNulty reported on Early Returns that Hens-Greco said his full report would reflect about $40,000 funds raised with approximately $7,000 cash on hand.

4 Responses

  1. “Observer” isn’t just wrong about CITY Council. Matt Drozd has never voted on anything related to ObamaCare. Matt Drozd IS a great conservative leader!

  2. Matt Drozd a conservative? The ONLY Republican on City Council who voted with the Democrats to push the state to expand ObamaCare in PA? Really, a great conservative leader? What a joke.

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