The Ty Stober for Vancouver campaign announced today that it is the first to reach $15,000 in fundraising in the race for Vancouver City Council, Position 5 race.
For Immediate Release - June 29, 2015 Contact: Kerri Altom, Campaign Manager
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Stober First to Reach $15,000 Mark in Race for Vancouver City Council
Collects Several Key Endorsements
Vancouver, WA - Only weeks before ballots are mailed, Ty Stober's campaign is gaining momentum with several key endorsements and a big fundraising lead.
"I have terrific grassroots support from neighbors, friends and colleagues across the city,” said Stober. “I’m grateful for critical endorsements from civic leaders, working families, and organizations representing the diversity of our community."
Stober is first to reach the critical $15,000 fundraising threshold, and at over 130 donors he has 5 times more backers than his nearest opponent. "I am humbled by supporters donating their hard earned money to the campaign. They got us to $15,000 mark, and their donations will help us get our message to voters. I’m also inspired by the volunteers who go out knocking on doors with me and talking to their neighbors about my campaign."
Ty Stober has received several key endorsements, including Senator Annette Cleveland, Rep Jim Moeller, Rep Sharon Wylie, Mayor Tim Leavitt, Sierra Club, AFSCME local 307, UCFW 555, LiUNA! 335, SW WA Labor Council, Young Democrats, and business leaders such as Bryce Helgerson, Scott Huotari of CCSI and Leah Jackson of Niche.
Stober is a resident of the Hough neighborhood and entrepreneur in the clean energy sector. He serves on the Boards of Daybreak Youth Services and Columbia River Mental Health Foundation. Stober was a member of Vancouver’s 2014 Charter Review Committee and was Board Chair of Equal Rights Washington. He is an Eagle Scout, a private pilot, a runner, a cyclist and a passionate college sports fan. He also serves as a lunch buddy for a kindergartener at Hough Elementary. Stober is running to lead the city in building a strong economy while protecting safe, affordable and vibrant neighborhoods.
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