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John Tory raised $2.86 million for 2014 election campaign

John Tory speaks to supporters after winning the municipal election and becoming the new mayor of the City of Toronto in Toronto on Monday, October 27, 2014. .
John Tory speaks to supporters after winning the municipal election and becoming the new mayor of the City of Toronto in Toronto on Monday, October 27, 2014. . THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

TORONTO – Toronto Mayor John Tory raised a record $2.86 million for his 2014 election campaign eclipsing mayoral candidates Olivia Chow and Doug Ford.

Chow managed to raise $1.9 million and Ford came in third with $900,000.

Friday was the last day for candidates to file their paperwork for the mayoral race.

A media release from the Tory camp said the campaign attracted nearly 4,350 donors with 40 per cent of them giving $100 or less.

The statement also said Tory held 60 fundraisers and collected close to $500,000 through online donations.

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