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Foes Out-Raise Incumbent Rick Currie

Challengers Chris Fillios and Jai Nelson have raised and spent two and three times as much as incumbent Rick Currie in their attempt to unseat the veteran commissioner from District 2. The 7-day pre-election campaign finance statements show:

  • Chris Fillios has raised $9348 in contributions and personal loans and spent $9279, for a balance of $69. He has loaned himself $4181. He has received 18 donations of $100 or more, including $500 apiece from Brent Regan/CdA, Hamid A. Wasti/CdA, & Conda Mitchell, CdA; $300 from Norb S. Twillmann/Harrison; $250 from Eugene Fillios/Santa Monica, CA, & Gary Schneidmiller/Post Falls, Robert & Janell Anderson/Harrison, and Nancy Currie/Harrison. Chris Fillios report here.
  • Jai Nelson has raised $7239 and spent $6756, for a balance of $483. She has loaned herself $2000 and received $550 in in-kind services from William Brown/CdA. She has received 11 donations of $100 or more, including $1000 from Mike & Pam Hnkoski/Athol; $500 from Mary Brown/CdA and H.A. Wasti/CdA; and $250 from Phil Hart/Athol and R.G. Nelson/CdA. Jai Nelson report here.
  • Rick Currie has raised $2707 and spent $2620, for a balance of $88. Currie has received 7 donations of $100 or more, including an in-kind one for $1000 from Fightin' Creek and cash contributions of $500 from Bruce Oliver/Post Falls; $300 from Andy's Heating & Cooling/Hayden Lake; and $200 each from John Robideaux/CdA and Robert Turnipseed/Hayden Lake. Rick Currie report here.

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