If last-minute cash is any measure, don’t count Lisa Borders out of tonight’s Atlanta mayoral calculations.
Earlier this morning, we said that, among the mayoral candidates, Kasim Reed had filed the only 48-hour report, which records last-minute contributions over $1,000. He reported two $1,000 contributions — $1,000 from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 732; and $1,000 from attorney Daniel Turner.
We now have the same report for Lisa Borders – though it still hasn’t been posted on the city of Atlanta web site. On Sunday and Monday, Borders raised a total $28,400 in her fight to claw her way into a runoff. Of that, $8,000 is a personal loan. (Reed has loaned himself close to $100,000.) See the Borders report here.
Among the donors: Vernon Jordan, the former civil rights leader-turned-investment banker. He gave $1,000 just yesterday. Jordan sits on the board of Howard University with Reed.
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