3rd District Race Gets Big Cash Infusion

In the last 10 days, tens of thousands of dollars flowed into the race for 3rd District supervisor. Democrat Joan Hartmann reported raising $52,255, including donations from the county Firefighters Government Committee ($30,000), Summerland resident and animal rescue activist Lee Heller ($5,000), and Sara Miller McCune ($1,000). Republican Bruce Porter received roughly $49,000, including checks from the Santa Barbara County Republican Party ($7,000), the California Independent Petroleum Association ($10,000), Betteravia Farms ($10,000), and the California Association of Realtors ($2,000).

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