- Associated Press - Sunday, August 27, 2017

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides and state Sen. John Astle are leading their primary opponents in the city’s mayoral race.

The Capital Gazette reports (https://bit.ly/2wKmsGq ) that Pantelides, a Republican, has raised the most at $141,697. Astle, a Democrat, has raised $119,209.

Astle’s primary opponent, Gavin Buckley, has raised $72,736. Republican Nevin Young was in last place with $2,692.

The money raised this year is considerably higher than in the August reports of the city’s last mayoral race. Pantelides had raised $36,555 in his first campaign finance report in 2013. Josh Cohen, who was the Democratic incumbent in the last race, had raised $35,337, but he also had a cash balance on hand of $32,090.

The Annapolis primary will be on Sept. 19. The general election will be on Nov. 7.

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Information from: The Capital, https://www.capitalgazette.com/

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