Five of the city’s nine City Council districts are up for reelection in 2022 in addition to the mayor’s office and other citywide offices like city prosecutor and city auditor.
It’s a considerable amount of money for a race in which he is currently running unopposed.
A review of hundreds of campaign finance records by the Long Beach Post shows that over the past five years, the Long Beach Police Officers Association has spent more than $860,000 on local candidates and campaigns.
By scouring hundreds of campaign finance forms, the Long Beach Post has created a searchable database of contributions made over the past five years.
This election cycle has seen about $1 million raised for Long Beach candidates, not including Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach Community College District governing board positions. Those numbers are based off of forms filed with the city clerk’s office through February.