97% of contributors from Oregon; 99% of contributions from individuals
BEAVERTON, OR ‐‐ Yesterday, the Cornilles for Congress campaign announced that it raised more than $500,000 in less than two months. Cornilles, a small business owner from Tualatin, is running in the special election to fill the vacant seat in Oregon’s First Congressional District.
More than 900 individual donors contributed to the Cornilles campaign, with 97 percent of those donors coming from Oregon. All told, the campaign raised $505,467. Individual donors accounted for 99 percent of the contributions.
The contributions were raised in just eight weeks, between the campaign’s August 4 launch and September 30, the end of the most recent fundraising period.