And Victor Head, a the plumber in Pueblo who borrowed money from his grandmother to start the recall against Senator Giron had a message for Morse: John Lott. Update: Here is the breakdown of the pro-and anti-recall spending via the Denver Post yesterday by way of Jim Geraghty. Pro Recall •NRA: $360,000
'Not bad for an unemployed plumber' man says in passing after news of PW library numbers. #PuebloRecall— Nick Bonham (@NickBonham1) September 11, 2013
(Note: updated total for the NRA $361,703 on the two recalls) •I Am Created Equal: $56,800 •Colorado Citizens Protecting Our Constitution: $29,800 •Victor Head, Pueblo resident: $5,800 •Dianna Harris, Colorado Springs resident: $4,500 AGAINST RECALL Total raised: $3 million Itemized donations in Colorado: $1.5 million Itemized donations outside of Colorado: $1.5 million Some top donors •Taxpayers for Responsible Democracy: $620,000 •Michael Bloomberg: $350,000 •DLCC Unincorporated Individual Acct: $300,000 •Eli Broad: $250,000 •Mainstream Colorado: $211,800 So, if my math is correct, the pro-recall grassroots was out spent 6-1 and still won a decisive victory.