SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Former New York Times columnist Nick Kristof has outpaced his main Democratic rivals in fundraising in the 2022 Oregon governor’s race.
Kristof has raised more than $1 million in less than a month.
Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the list of contributions his campaign includes donors from around the country, with more than half of 408 individual entries listing contributors from outside of Oregon.
Other Democratic candidates like House Speaker Tina Kotek had reported raising $414,103. State Treasurer Tobias Read has raised $485,886 this year.
On the GOP side, Salem oncologist Bud Pierce has reported nearly $750,000. Sandy Mayor Stan Pulliam has reported more than half a million in contributions.