Mayoral Candidates Fundraising Goes Dormant
Coming off the most expensive mayoral primary in Portland history—the top three candidates spent $2.6 million—the money trail has gone dark.
In the three weeks, since coming in first in the May 14 mayoral primary, former City Commissioner Charlie Hales has reported raising less than $500. Hales' opponent in the Nov. 6 general election, State Rep. Jefferson Smith (D-Portland) has reported 18 contributions since the primary, adding up to just $1,525.
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Posted on June 08, 2012
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