Who's got the money in the 2019 City Election? 

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As of Feb. 24, Mayor John Suthers had raised $180,236 for his re-election campaign in the April 2 city election, campaign finance reports show. The latest reports were due March 1.

Challengers include: John Pitchford, who has raised $104,314, largely money he loaned his campaign; Juliette Parker, who's raised $9,250; and Lawrence Martinez, who hasn't filed a campaign finance report.

Three at-large City Council seats are also up for grabs. Candidates include: Athena Roe, who has raised $100; Bill Murray, $2,100; Dennis Spiker, $100; Gordon Klingenschmitt, $10,887; Randy Tuck, $2,300; Regina English, $400; Terry Martinez, $19,555; Tom Strand, $15,776; Tony Gioia, $14,427; Val Snider, $9,512; and Wayne Williams, $23,632.

The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce & EDC's Citizens Against Public Employee Unions, which opposes Issue 1 (collective bargaining for firefighters, with no provision to strike), has raised $219,215, while Firefighters for a Safer Colorado Springs, which supports the measure, brought in $316,025.


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