Boston candidates big spenders in '05 - The Boston Globe
Lots of $$$ in Boston politics. Here is what some candidates spent in 2005.
Mayor Thomas M. Menino spent nearly $1.7 million and raised $1.3 million. He has $202,000 left in his campaign account.
City Council President Michael F. Flaherty Jr. spent $512,000 and has $225,000 in the bank.
John Connolly spent $330,000 but finished a losing fifth in the November election.
Sam Yoon, who came in third, spent $220,000. Councilor Stephen J. Murphy spent $149,000; Councilor Felix Arroyo spent $130,000; Matt O'Malley spent $84,000; and Edward Flynn, spent $73,000.