$1 million raised in Charleston mayoral race
In nonpartisan election, all fundraising frontrunners are Democrats
April 22, 2015 at 2:36PM
With more than six months to go until Election Day, seven candidates for mayor of Charleston have collectively raised $1,046,436 for their campaigns. In the last mayoral election in 2011, the total amount raised by all candidates was just over a half-million dollars, with the bulk of it ($434,000) raised by incumbent Mayor Joseph P. Riley Jr.