VPAP: Campaign Disclosures for Arlington Board Special Election Now Online
Five Democrats compete this week for their party's nomination in the special election to fill a vacant seat on the Arlington County Board.
With hours to go before the first round of voting in this week's Democratic caucus for the Arlington County Board special election, the Virginia Public Access Project has posted the candidates' campaign disclosures online.
The disclosures account for money raised and spent between July 1 and Dec. 31, 2011.
Click on the candidate's name to see their disclosure on VPAP:
A quick comparison shows that Arlington School Board member Libby Garvey raised the most money in the second half of last year ($33,940) and had the most on hand at the end of the year ($26,088).
Political and community activist Melissa Bondi spent the most of the five candidates ($21,017) and had the second-highest cash on hand as of Dec. 31 ($9,923).
The caucus is open to all registered voters in Arlington County.
Voting takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Washington-Lee High School, and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at Kenmore Middle School.
Voters will be asked to declare themselves Democrats for the purposes of this caucus. Arlington Republicans plan to field a single candidate, and third-party candidates are chosen through a different process.
The special election will be March 27.