Spiritual teacher and best-selling author Marianne Williamson has raised more than $1.2 million for her campaign for an open congressional district seat, her report showed Thursday.
The Williamson campaign's report to the
All of the money came from individual donors. Besides contributions, Williamson lent her campaign an additional $300,000, bringing her total investment in her race to $392,824.
Williamson is one of 18 on the June 3 primary election ballot who are vying to succeed Rep.
Only the first- and second-place finishers in the primary can advance to the November general election, regardless of any party affiliation.
Williamson, a former Democrat who is not affiliated with any party, is viewed as one of a handful of top-tier candidates with a shot at making the November ballot.
Much of the 33rd Congressional District is solidly Democratic, although there some Republican-dominated pockets. It runs from Beverly Hills and parts of Los Angeles' Westside out to Malibu and down the coast through the Palos Verdes Peninsula.