Ardila announces raising $40K in City Council race

City Council candidate Juan Ardila has raised over $40,000 in his campaign to unseat incumbent Councilman Bob Holden.

According to the latest filings, Ardila has raised nearly $41,000, and received another $74,000 in matching funds.

Holden, by contrast, has also raised nearly $43,000, putting the two campaigns in good positions moving forward in the race.

According to Ardila’s campaign, he had over 500 individual donations and 160 in-district donors. The average contribution size was $76.

“It’s clear that our campaign is continuing to build the kind of grassroots movement we need to not only win this race, but create a people-powered agenda that will help us solve the many problem our district faces,” he said.

Ardila has racked up endorsements from the Working Families Party, State Senators Jessica Ramos and Michael Gianaris, Councilman Brad Lander, SEIU 1199, Make the Road Action, Run for Something and Churches United for Fair Housing.

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