Oregon Sen. Betsy Johnson, a longtime Democratic legislator running as an unaffiliated candidate, has raised more than $2 million in her bid to become the next governor of Oregon, according to new campaign finance reports.
Oregon congressional candidate and hero soldier Alek Skarlatos formed a nonprofit to advocate for veterans after he lost his 2020 race. But the group, which Skarlatos seeded with $93,000 in leftover campaign funds, has done little since then to advance that cause.
The ruling reverses an earlier decision that barred the limits. The county elections division will implement the $500 individual cap on campaign contributions, spending limits and disclosure requirements for candidates moving forward.
A Thurston County Superior Court judge has paused a civil trial involving anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman after a state attorney informed the court that a family member of a member of its legal team had become ill.
Washington is seeking to bar initiative promoter Tim Eyman from having any future financial control of political committees as a judge hears arguments that he solicited kickbacks, laundered donations and flouted campaign finance law in a long-running scheme to enrich himself.