By Alice Walton
August 2, 2015
The primary election is 10 months away, but candidates for the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors’ 5th District are raising hundreds of thousands of dollars as they jockey to pull ahead in a crowded field.
L.A. City Councilman Mitch Englander raised $580,570, according to campaign finance reports filed with the Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. Kathryn Barger, the chief of staff to incumbent Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, raised $514,957. The other leading money-raisers in that race are:
— Prosecutor Elan Carr, $426,068
— State Sen. Robert Huff (R-Diamond Bar), $264,437
— Glendale City Councilman Ara Najarian, $113,652
Four other declared candidates, William Malone, Raj Pal Kahlon, Alan S. Reynolds and Pauline Field, did not file electronic reports with the registrar.
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