Can somebody look it up? The maximum amounts these days are so small, and this has been such a lackluster election season, that we really could care less about who’s getting what. Unlike previous eras, this current council-majority is so credulous a group in general that you’d have to be a fool to think you’d need to actually bribe them to support your projects.
And did the Cusumanos give the same $400 to everyone? Or did they just give it to the critics in order for the booster crowd to go nuts?
Here’s another question. Does a simple, uncontrolled pledge to a PayPal account constitute a formally accepted contribution if it hasn’t been credited yet to the candidate committee’s bank account? You can’t use PayPal for much on its own except eBay and mail orders.