Fritz Forgives $50,000 Loan to Her Own Campaign
City Commissioner Amanda Fritz—in a difficult fight for re-election—fueled her primary campaign with $50,000 in loans from her own pocket. Fritz, who would accept only contributions up to $50, needed the money to hang on against a strong challenge from state Rep. Mary Nolan (D-Portland.)
Fritz has now forgiven that loan—which in effect turns the $50,000 into one big contribution to her own campaign, according to state campaign finance records. Add this to the $136,000 she spent directly from her own pocket in the primary.
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Posted on Aug. 07, 2012
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