How the money flies in hotly contested election races

A lot of money is pouring into this election, with nearly $35 million raised in the battle over I-1183 alone. Here’s a look at the numbers in four hot races.

Initiative 1183: Privatize liquor sales

YES on I-1183

Money raised: $22,738,206.48

Money spent: $13,582,780.94

Biggest contributor: Costco, $22,521,736

Biggest expenditure: Media, Target Enterprises, $8,638,000

NO on I-1183

Money raised: $12,112,999.61

Money spent: $10,610,252.16

Biggest contributor: Wine &Spirits Wholesalers, $9,399,000

Biggest expenditure: Media, Media Strategies and Research, $8,850,000

Initiative 1163: Long-term care workers

YES on I-1163

Money raised: $1,718,949.45

Money spent: $1,637,599.54

Biggest contributor: SEIU 775NW, $1,420,000

Biggest expenditure: Signature gathering,

PCI Consultants, $1,135,048

NO on I-1163

Money raised: $130,379.11

Money spent: $121,759.31

Biggest contributor: WA State Residential Care PAC, $76,500

Biggest expenditure: Media buys, Media Plus, $76,208

Initiative 1125: Revenue from tolls

Initiative 1125: Revenue from tolls

YES on I-1125

Money raised: $1,357,871.44

Money spent: $1,228,746.25

Biggest contributor: Kemper Freeman, $1,093,000

Biggest expenditure: Signature gathering,

Citizen Solutions, $1,081,000

NO on I-1125

Money raised: $2,448,655.66

Money spent: $2,397,981.11

Biggest contributor: Microsoft, $700,000

Biggest expenditure: Media, Media Strategies, $1,794,710

Snohomish County executive

AARON REARDON, DEMOCRAT, INCUMBENT

Money raised: $305,042.43

Money spent: $199,403.52

Biggest contributor: State Democratic Party, $5,000

Biggest expenditure: Broadcast advertising, Rowley Fletcher,

Tennessee, $85,407

MIKE HOPE, REPUBLICAN, CHALLENGER

Money raised: $171,439

Money spent: $140,444.73

Biggest contributor: State Republican Party, $16,750

Biggest expenditure: Advertising and consulting, Walker Media, Arizona, $68,520

For more: You can look up campaign fundraising details for all the election races at the state Public Disclosure Commission’s website.

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