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At-Large Councilmember David Catania wins the money raise, raising $22,886 since July. Catania likely won’t make the D.C. GOP happy with his $50 donation to the Ward 8 Democrats for their “unity brunch.”
Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry raised $5,000, with all of it coming from the road paving behemoth Fort Myer Construction (10 checks for $500 from the company, its owners, or family members.)
Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown reimbursed himself $2,082. Usually the forms indicate the specific reason why a councilmember or staffer is being reimbursed. Brown’s does not.
Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh refunded not-a-cop and former ABRA Chairman Chuck Brodsky‘s $500 donation.
Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans did not spend a dime on sporting events but did spend $647.43 at Costco to buy candy for the Palisades Parade. He also reimbursed himself $165.89 for office photos. (Evan’s office is filled with pictures of him standing next to famous and not-really famous people.)
Mayor Vince Gray‘s old constituent service fund from when he was chairman is still barely alive. It raised no money but spent $45 dollars on bank fees (that’s how they get you).