Primary Day in Maryland is finally here, folks. To get the overall impression of how I am feeling about it, watch this video and wait until it gets five seconds in. As always, I will preview the presidential contests; but I will also touch on a couple of intriguing down ballot primaries going on today, namely right here in Maryland…. Read more »
The calls for factual cleanup came fast and furious towards the end of the debate, when moderator Bruce DePuyt gave the candidates the chance to ask questions of other candidates. I’m gonna grab a mop and do some quick review, but there’s one stain that ain’t comin’ out of the floor so easily. First, Ana Sol Gutierrez asked Kathleen Matthews… Read more »
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez gets the spotlight today in CD8. Del. Ana Sol Gutiérrez says she’s made history with each step of her political career: First Hispanic elected to a Maryland school board when she won a seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education in 1990. First Latina elected to the Maryland General Assembly, in 2002. The Chevy Chase Democrat… Read more »
Ana Sol-Gutierrez raised $33K in Q4, spent $21K, and has $169K COH. Report here.
Delegate Ana Sol-Gutierrez today received the endorsement of leading immigration reform advocate Congressman Luis Gutierrez of Illinois for the CD8 primary. Here’s the press release: MD Candidate Ana Sol-Gutiérrez Endorsed by Top Leader for Immigration Reform: Congressman Luis Gutierrez Chevy Chase, MD-Maryland Congressional Candidate Ana Sol-Gutierrez today announced receiving the endorsement from Congressman Luis Gutierrez (D-Illinois). “I am honored to… Read more »
Last one for the night: Ana Sol Gutierrez has reported $55K in contributions in Q3, loaned herself an additional $44,500 (on top of Q2’s $50K), and has $161K cash on hand. She spent $18K in Q3, a burn rate of 33%. CD8 COH summary: Matthews: $891K Raskin $690K Barve: $276K Jawando: $196K Gutierrez: $161K Anderson: $46K
Attached is a topline analysis of the five candidates who raised money in the second quarter of 2015 (Barve, Gutierrez, Jawando, Matthews and Raskin). I have downloaded all five reports and will be perusing them later. Know this: there are already some interesting names in those reports, but I want to do a thorough job of reviewing them before presenting… Read more »
CD8 candidate Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez filed her report with the FEC yesterday. She reported $86,110 in receipts, of which $50,000 was a loan from herself to the campaign, hence the asterisk in the title. Her net contributions, therefore, were $36,110. Cash on hand is $80,102. Working on a CD8 summary chart, which should be up shortly.
Not on Ana Sol Gutierrez’s website, but linked on her Facebook page. A thank you video to her donors for their support at her fundraiser earlier this week.
As promised, I have compiled a chart of the state level political contributions made by each candidate for Senate, CD4 and CD8. Only donations by individuals are counted here. It doesn’t purport to be an exact science - elected officials like Chris Van Hollen have donated large quantities of money through the DCCC, PACs and slates, but I didn’t want… Read more »