Wealthy businessman David Madore has $329,542 in his campaign war chest — $314,267 of it his own money and $5,898 in-kind contributions from his company, U.S. Digital — and has spent $266,214 so far in his effort to defeat Clark County Commissioner Marc Boldt.
Cash and in-kind contributions from Madore supporters total approximately $9,000.
Updated reports filed with the state Public Disclosure Commission show Madore, a Republican, has spent more than twice as much money than any other candidate for local office statewide.
Ridgefield businessman Joe Tanner, who has raised $132,833 in his race against Clark County Commissioner Tom Mielke, has spent $117,086, the second-highest amount among local candidates statewide. Tanner, a Democrat, has put $31,000 of his own money into his campaign, and lent his campaign $10,000.
Ballots were mailed this week for the Nov. 6 general election.
Boldt, a Republican seeking his third term, has raised $80,850 and spent $67,620, none of which is his own money.
Mielke, a Republican seeking his second term, has raised $24,503 and spent $19,039. He contributed $5 and loaned $2,750 to his campaign.