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Campaign costs released

The amount of money politicians raised to gain votes in Oregon’s 2022 Primary Election has been released. Assembling the largest campaign war chest, according to recent filings, was U.S. Senate Democratic winning candidate, Ron Wyden - with $8,098,290. Second place finisher William Barlow reported no campaign contributions and won 18,193 votes to Wyden’s 255,056.

In the Republican U.S. Senate Primary Jo Rae Perkins raised $26,155 and won the race with 114,341 votes. Second place finisher Darin Harbick of Rainbow raised much more - $278,335 - but fell short of winning the matchup with his 106,277 votes.

In the U.S. Representative, 4th District races, Val Hoyle won the Democratic Primary with 40,021 votes. She reported raising $671. The next highest candidate in that race was Doyle Canning, with 8,778 votes and a report that showed $101 in contributions.

Unopposed in the Republican 4th U.S. House District, Alek Skarlatos reported an income of $13,958 for his campaign. 44,231 people voted for him.

In another statewide race - for Governor - Tina Kotek won the Democratic Primary with 140,943 votes. She raised $1,802,611, compared to the $200 reported by Tobias Read who was the pick of 86,048 voters.

In the Republican Primary, Christine Drazan won. Bob Tiernan’s 65,402 were fewer than Drazan’s 84,259, as was his $1,675,476 in contributions compared to her $2,193,460.

Unopposed in State Senate, 4th District Democratic Primary, Floyd Prozanski of Eugene got 14,996 votes and raised $44,600.

Also unopposed in her State Senate, 6th District Democratic Primary was Ashley Pelton of Cottage Grove who reported $15,232 in contributions.

In the Republican Primary Cedric Hayden of Fall Creek was unopposed. His campaign reported $115,345 in income.

In the House 11th District Democratic Primary Mary Cooke of Lebanon reported no campaign income and generated 1,110 votes to win. Coming in second place, with 861 votes, Renee Windsor-White also hadn’t yet filed any campaign income.

In the Republican Primary for that election race, Jami Cate had 7,998 votes and $73,458 in income. Her closest competitor, Tyler Collins got 1,370 votes and $1,300 in contributions.

In the East Lane County Commissioner face-off Heather Buch’s 9,665 votes were more than Kyle Blain’s 9,181. She reported raising $131,823 for the race. Blaine’s recent campaign report totaled $148,076.

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