Donations to candidates in this April's City Council races are worth close attention. All candidates are required to file campaign contribution and expenditure forms with the city clerk, who in turn posts the forms online. But tracking those isn't the easiest task.
To assist, the Indy
is collecting the filings of campaign contributions made by every candidate in the Council race, uploading them to a database of our own, and presenting this information in charts. Visit to see who's received the big bucks from business interests and political action committees, and which zipcodes are responsible for the bulk of the campaign giving.
This is raw information, without any editorial input, which we hope will educate and inform our readers' voting decisions. — Chet Hardin
Top donors by dollars (hello, PAC money)
Total dollars per candidate, by percentage of all campaign dollars raised
Top 5 donating zip codes -- an interactive plaything that shows which zipcodes are responsible for what total amount of dollars