With the mayoral primary’s outcome still unknown on Monday, deep-pocketed campaign contributors had already picked their winner. While Vince Gray reported just $750 in his last campaign finance report, Muriel Bowser received $17,700 in contributions the day before the election.

Bowser’s last-minute donors included lobbyists, attorneys, and developers as far afield as Florida. Among Bowser’s contributors:

  • Lobbyists Gregory Proctor ($1,000) and Lori Denham ($250)
  • Art Fuccillo, who worked for the Lerner family on Nationals Park negotiations ($750)
  • Gun control activist Pia Carusone ($250)
  • Critical Timing LLC, a mystery Delaware-based LLC ($1,000)
  • Former Adrian Fenty running buddy and businessman George T. Simpson ($2,000)
  • New York property mogul Vincent F. Ponte ($2,000)

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