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HERO supporters rake in $1.26 million in donations

October 5, 2015 Updated: October 5, 2015 11:25pm

Photo: Karen Warren, Staff
Mayoral candidates, from left, Chris Bell, Sylvester Turner, Steve Costello, Adrian Garcia, Bill King, Ben Hall and Marty McVey take the stage last month during the first televised mayoral debate at the Hobby Center.

Supporters of Houston's contentious equal rights ordinance raked in $1.26 million during seven weeks of official fundraising, more than doubling opponents' efforts and fueling a fierce and frenzied media campaign to court voters before the law hits the November ballot.


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