FAIRFIELD — District Attorney Donald A. du Bain pumped $20,000 of his own money into his campaign coffers shortly after his challenger announced Friday she had garnered the endorsements of most law enforcement and firefighters in the county.
The contribution, reported Monday, came less than a week after du Bain put an additional $30,000 into his campaign for the June 3 election. The $50,000 is the largest sum of money donated to any local candidate in the upcoming contest.
Du Bain’s challenger, Krishna Abrams, also benefitted last week when the Solano County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association and the Vacaville Police Officers Association both withdrew their previous endorsements of du Bain.
Over the weekend, du Bain revised his Facebook list of law enforcement support. That support is currently Sheriff Thomas Ferrara, his predecessor and three retired chiefs of police.
Du Bain, who is very well-to-do, launched his 2010 campaign for district attorney by loaning his campaign nearly $100,000 – most of which has been sitting in the campaign’s war chest since he was elected after running unopposed.
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