Former Anaheim Councilman Harry Sidhu reported raising $284,240 during the last half of 2017 – a combination of $184,240 in individual monetary (and non-monetary) contributions and a $100,000 personal loan. He has spent 21,703.33 and has cash-on-hand of $265,171.57.
Sidhu’s contributions came primarily from Anaheim residents and businesses, industry and political associations, and Indian-American business owners.
Sidhu, a Republican, and first-time candidate Ashleigh Aitken are the clear fund-raising leaders for mayor; the Democrat attorney and Anaheim Hills resident has raised $379,701 since entering the race in June, primarily from attorneys and unions.
The chart below presents the fundraising numbers for the official candidates for mayor of Anaheim: