Mayoral Candidate Financial Contributors
Information for these charts was gathered from candidates’ Form 460 filings with the City of Irvine on 10/25/18. A redacted version of the complete file can be viewed here.
Information on the financial contributions of Political Action Committees (PAC) was gathered from the City of Irvine website as well as the California Secretary of State filings.
Katherine Daigle has no filings on the City of Irvine site at the time of this articles publishing.
It is worth noting that Ed Pope has raised his entire candidacy funding through individual contributions.
Don Wagner is the incumbent mayor of Irvine. He has outraised his opponents by more than $400,000 in cash contributions and independent expenditures. The majority of his funding appears to come from developer backed PACs and entities. For further details read this article and this article.