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Jorgenson Has Big Fund Edge On Vick

Incumbent Mike Jorgenson has more than a 3-to-1 funding edge on challenger Steve Vick in their Senate District 3 Republican primary race. Finance disclosure statements obtained from the Secretary of State’s website shows Jorgenson has raised $25,661 in contributions and loans and spent $22,852 prior to the 7-day pre-election period, for a balance of $2809. Jorgenson has a balance of $16,019 in loans he has made to his campaign. Vick has raised a total of $7596 in cash and loans and spent $4111, for a balance of $3485. He has loaned $3000 to his campaign. Top contributors to the two campaigns are below in drop-down box:

  •  Mike Jorgenson has received 23 donations of $100 or more, including $1000 contributions from Winning for Idaho/Boise, Coeur d’Alene Tribe, Potlatch/Lewiston, Senate Republic PAC/Boise, Idaho Forest Group Laclede, & ITLA Pac; and $500 each from Committee to Elect Joe Stegner/Lewiston, Robson LLC, Hayden Lake, Shoshone Bannock Tribes/Fort Hall, Timber Pac/CdA, Qwest PAC/Boise, Idaho Committee on Hospitality & Sports/CdA, & Idaho Power Co./Boise. Full report here.
  • Steve Vick has received 7 donations of $100 or more, including $1000 apiece from ANRI PAC/Boise, Agra-Pac/Pocatello, Avista Corp/Spokane; and $500 from Potato PAC/Blackfoot & Rep. Jim Clark. Full report here.

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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