Metro District 8 winner Coan shows how to win big without spending big

Brandon Coan

Attorney Brandon Coan not only won more votes today than the other six candidates, but he also spent less per vote than all but two of his rivals. Coan’s expenditures averaged $18 per vote. The difference was especially stark against the $63 by the No. 2 vote-getter, philanthropist Stephen Reily.

Boulevard’s figures are based on the most recent campaign war chest totals, as of two weeks ago, from this Courier-Journal story. Reilly’s campaign budget had already set a record for a Louisville Metro Council race — even for one as highly sought as this. Here’s the breakdown:

Campaign spending

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