Ward 1:If you want to see maps of where folks contributions have come from, make sure you check out the Chronicle's article.
Sabra Briere - Democrat, Incumbent: $11,800
Jeff Hayner - Independent: $2,680
Jack Eaton - Democrat: $9,200 William Lockwood - Mystery Write-In Candidate: ?
All in all, donations total more than $50,000. Based on donations, it seems as though the Ward 2 race is the most highly contested with more than $30,000. What do you spend that on for a race in Ann Arbor? It's not like we have a local TV market. It would be interesting to see local campaign commercials though.Gentle readers, do you plan to vote in the election next Tuesday? What are the important issues for you?
Do donations mirror public support? Will they predict the outcome of the election?
In the Ward 2 race, will Conrad Brown pull votes from CM Lumm, or from Kirk Westphal? Will he be able to pull a significant amount of votes?