Denver, Douglas County school board races draw big bucks

Friday, October 18, 2013

Candidates vying for school board seats on the state's most watched school districts — Denver Public Schools and in Douglas County — have attracted nearly $900,000 in donations, according to the first round of campaign finance reports.

The four seats up for grabs in DPS drew more than $690,000 in cash and nonmonetary contributions in the reporting period that ended Oct. 10. Those candidates have spent more than $426,000 trying to secure a spot on the school board for the 84,000-student school district.

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