Today San Diego City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf announced she has raised $485,231 for her re-election bid to City Council District 2.
Based on the most recent fundraising disclosures due today to the City Clerk, Zapf raised an impressive $159,135 over the two-month period of March 18, 2014 – May 17, 2014. This exceeds the total amount raised by Zapf’s opponent, Sarah Boot, through March 17, 2014.
Zapf has more than $175,000 cash-on-hand going in to the last two weeks before the June 3rd election. Zapf’s campaign is supported by 1,344 unique contributors. City law limits campaign contributions at $550 per person for City Council elections.
Councilwoman Zapf is endorsed by a diverse and bipartisan group of San Diegans including: Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Father Joe Carroll, former Council President Tony Young, former Mayor Jerry Sanders, City Attorney Jan Goldsmith, human rights advocate Nicole Murray-Ramirez, the San Diego Police Officers Association, the Deputy Sheriff’s Association of San Diego County, the Latino American Political Association, and the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.