Have you been receiving a lot of direct mail political ads for local candidates? It's like a snowstorm!
Ever wonder what happens to your paper recyclables? What is the carbon footprint of each direct mailer? Here is an article to consider how "green" all that advertising is. The problem with this campaign is that some candidates have
TOO MUCH MONEY!
This is my last update before the election. After the election, final accounting will reveal who gave money to whom and for what, and how much each candidate spent per vote.
All figures are YTD.Mayor.
Largest contributor: $ 1,500 - Esther / Gerry Good
Contributions: $ 7,542
Expenditures: $ 1,374
Balance: $ 6,168
Biggest Expense: $ 895 - Community Newspapers
Largest contributor: $ 2,000 - Portland Metropolitan Assn. of Realtors
Balance: $. 5,791
Biggest Expense: $10,000 - Contributions to Friends of Lake Oswego PAC
Largest contributor: $ 9,000 - Erika Miller
Biggest Expense: $ 8,433 - Lowell's Print-Inn Inc.
Largest contributor: $ 500 - Jim Fulwiler; Darrell Brett; Tony Christler
Contributions: $ 9,225
Expenditures: $ 8,499
Balance: $ 725
Biggest Expense: $ 4,127 - Pamplin Media Group
Largest contributor: $ 1,000 - Local 1159 Firepac
Expenditures: $ 9,367
Balance: $ 4,929 (-$9,727 outstanding personal loan)
Biggest Expense: $ 2,736 - Community Newspapers
Largest contributor: $ 900 - Speingwater Partners Inc. (Paige Richardson)
Balance: $ 9,002
Biggest Expense: $ 4,500 - Friends of Lake Oswego PAC
Largest contributor: $ 1,350 - SE Oak Properties (owned by Skip O'Neill)
Contributions: $ 4,625
Expenditures: $ 3,297
Balance: $ 1,346
Biggest Expense: $ 1,350 - PatMacDesign
Friends of Lake Oswego (PAC supporting Gustafson and Kohlhoff)
Largest contributor: $10,000 - Jon Gustafson
Balance: $ 3,457
Biggest Expense: $27,494 - Morel Ink