The failed effort to recall Councilman Scott Peotter costs $130,000 and raised close to $100,000. Peotter. The top donations were from a former Assemblywoman and the campaign committee for a former councilwoman. Three former Newport Beach mayors also donated, as did the planning commissioner who lost to Peotter in his 2014 race.
$66,734 dollars were given to PCI Consultants, the petition management firm (they owed another $41,863).
Peotter raised $45000 in opposition to the recall.