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Mayoral Candidate Shawn Wooden Raises More Than $100,000 in Second Fundraising Quarter

By Jenna Carlesso

April 04, 2011

Mayoral candidate Shawn Wooden has raised more than $100,000 in his second quarter of fundraising. See press release below. See how his competitors did by clicking here and here.


MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011 (860) 570-2011

Wooden for Mayor Campaign Raises Over $100,000 from 300 Donors

Most recent fundraising period brings total amount raised to over $152,000

(Hartford, CT) - Today Shawn Wooden, the Democratic candidate for Mayor of Hartford, announced that his campaign raised over $100,000 from 300 people in the most recent fundraising period. This brings his total amount raised to over $152,000.

"I am inspired by the support that I have received from people who want to help bring real leadership and change to Hartford," said Wooden. "Together we are building a campaign to lead Hartford in a new direction. We need to tackle hard issues, including the lack of decent jobs, schools that aren't working for our kids, the never-ending crime epidemic and broken city finances, and transform this city into a place where all residents can find opportunity. "

Wooden's campaign has generated widespread support. In the upcoming weeks Shawn will continue to build a vibrant and participatory campaign in all neighborhoods of Hartford.

Shawn Wooden is a Partner at the law firm of Day Pitney and long-time community advocate.

He was born and raised in the North End of Hartford. After graduating from Trinity College, he worked for Hartford Mayor Carrie Saxon Perry and the Connecticut Commissioner for Social Services. Wooden attended New York University School of Law and worked for the AFL-CIO before returning to Hartford.

He and his family live in Hartford's West End. For more information about Shawn Wooden's candidacy for Mayor, please visit www.WoodenForMayor.com.


Reprinted with permission of the CityLine blog of the Hartford Courant. To view other stories on this topic, search the CityLine at http://blogs.courant.com/cityline/ and the Hartford Courant Archives at http://www.courant.com/archives.
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