New PAC raises $3M, helps GOP lawmaker races

By Oregon Campaign Watch,

The Bring Balance to Salem PAC has raised $3.31 million since last year.  Nike’s Phil Knight gave $1 million while several local businesses gave a quarter million.

It just donated a quarter million to Evergreen PAC which helps Oregon Republican lawmaker races.

This is a sign that there is momentum and support for Republicans leading up to election day.

In Governor news:

– all three top Oregon governor candidates spent a minimum of $4 million this summer.

– Tina Kotek and Christine Drazan both received $1 million donations this month from their respective national Governor Association’s