Which Villaraigosa deputy gave what to whom? [Coffeebreak quiz]
We're just days away from the Jan. 17 City Council runoff in District 15. We've written in this space before about who's funding the candidates: Lots of San Pedro residents and businesses are giving to LAPD officer Joe Buscaino; lots of elected officials' campaign committees and Asian American donors across the nation are giving to state Assemblyman Warren Furutani. Independent expenditures loom large as well.
But what about Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's office? Villaraigosa has endorsed Furutani, but the race has split donations from his top deputies.
So Friday's Coffeebreak Quiz question: Which top Villaraigosa deputy has opened his wallet to Buscaino, and which to Furutani?
Campaign contribution records are public and available for review on the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission website.
The correct answer will be posted here on Monday, Jan. 16, at 11:07 a.m.
Photos: Joe Buscaino, left, and Warren Furutani. Credit: Robert Greene / Los Angeles Times