Original News Source: NYCNewswire.com
Cory Provost (pictured) is one of nine City Council candidates from District 41 (Brownsville), who are looking to takeover the seat that will become vacant once Darlene Mealy, who is termed out, finishes her term at the end of the year. Provost may not have raised the most money but some people still think he has a shot, which leaves the question, does the candidate with the most money always win the race? If that’s the case, then it’s the money that wins races, not the people. Is that true?
Recently 146 candidates in the 2017 citywide election cycle have filed required campaign finance disclosure statements with the Campaign Finance Board (CFB). All candidates for this election were required to file disclosure statements detailing their campaigns’ financial activity from January 12, 2017 through March 11, 2017 by midnight on Wednesday, March 15.