Councilman Eric Garcetti of Silver Lake has so far raised more than $2 million for his mayoral campaign. L.A. Now reports that Garcetti, who is termed out as Council District 13 representative, had raised $2.2 million through June 30 since announcing his candidacy last year, according to contribution figures submitted to the City Ethics Commission. During the first six months of this year, Garcetti had raised $1.14 million or more than twice as much as the $500,000 raised by 9th District Councilwoman Jan Perry, whose spokesman provided the figures. Other candidates, such as City Controller Wendy Greuel, have not yet revealed their most recent fundraising figures for next year’s election, L.A. Now said. Click here to view the list of Garcetti’s campaign contributors.
August 1, 2015