Michael Hancock had a great May of fundraising as utilitarian contributors; i.e., interest groups and their representatives, rushed to get on the bandwagon. He raised $700,000 with no loans. He still trailed Romer in runoff fundraising by about $400,000, and overall by one million dollars.
Nearly $2 million was raised in the runoff, leading to a new record of $4 million in campaign spending by top two candidates. A total $5.6 million was raised by the six major candidates.
See Denver Post article: Romer’s $500,000 loan to campaign helps make Denver mayoral race most expensive ever