The Coalition for School Reform reported over $1.2 million raised during the first 19 days of the year, according to campaign disclosure statements obtained from the City Ethics Commission (download document here).
The Coalition is, which is supporting School Board candidates Monica Garcia, Kate Anderson and Antonio Sanchez, was also major force in the 2011 School Board elections, spending over $1.4 million in total. The independent expenditure committee seems poised to easily eclipse that total this year.
Fundraising numbers for UTLA-PACE, the independent expenditure committee supporting Steve Zimmer, Antonio Sanchez, and several District 2 candidates, are scheduled to come online Thursday, January 31 and will be reported here.
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