Rochester mayoral candidates file financial disclosure forms


Candidates for public office in New York have filed their latest financial reports, and both Rochester mayoral contenders are raising money at a good clip.

Incumbent Mayor Tom Richards started the year with an opening balance of $107,676. He reports contributions of $94,175 and expenses totaling $58,523.83 from the second half of January to July 11, 2013. He reports a closing balance of $143,327.17.

Challenger and City Council President Lovely Warren had an opening balance of $18,770.18. She reports receiving $45,253.96 in contributions from the second half of January to July 11, 2013, and spending $40,990.29 over the same time period. Her closing balance is $23,033.85.

On the state Board of Elections site, you can see who gave to each candidate, and how much. This is a link to a search page on the BOE's site. Enter the candidate's last name to see his or her latest disclosure form.