Lumm raises $19K to Rapundalo's $4K in race for Ann Arbor City Council
The campaign finance reports are out in the 2nd Ward race for the Ann Arbor City Council and they show Jane Lumm has raised $18,950 to Stephen Rapundalo's $4,420.
Those are dollars raised during the reporting period between Aug. 23 and Oct. 23. Counting money he raised prior to then, Rapundalo, the incumbent, actually raised about $8,500 while campaigning this year, about $6,700 of which he spent by the reporting deadline.
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She has spent nearly $11,700 on her campaign compared to the nearly $3,500 Rapundalo has spent since late August. Lumm also took in nearly 200 individual donations in that time, while Rapundalo had a little more than 30 individual supporters.
Rapundalo's biggest donors were Pizza House owners Dennis and Matthew Tice, who collectively gave $1,000. He also received $425 from Washtenaw County Water Resources Commissioner Janis Bobrin, $250 from the Inspire Michigan PAC, and $100 each from Mayor John Hieftje and Council Members Christopher Taylor and Margie Teall.
He also received $100 each from Downtown Development Authority board members Joan Lowenstein and John Splitt.
Lumm received donations of $200 or more from nearly three dozen people, including former Mayor Ingrid Sheldon and Ed Shaffran, owner of real estate firm The Shaffran Companies. She received $250 from attorney Bruce Elliott and $500 from retiree Ann Edwards, as well as several donations from past council members and political candidates.
The election is Nov. 8.
Go here for previous coverage of the issues that are shaping the race.
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