Commissioner campaigns draw contributions
July 3, 2008 · Updated 12:41 PM
"Supporters are already lining up behind their picks for Island County Commissioner. And they're doing it with dollars.So far, more than $35,000 in cash and in-kind donations has been donated to the various campaigns according to the most current disclosure statements filed with the Island County Auditor through mid-June. Incumbent District 1 Commissioner Mike Shelton, who has yet to draw a challenger, is leading the pack in contributions with more than $15,000 collected. District 2 incumbent Mac McDowell and his Democratic rival Lynne Wilcox have raised about $10,000 apiece. Republican Marvin Koorn, who is challenging McDowell in the September primary, declared his candidacy less than a month ago, and shows contributions of $500.Many contributions are less than $100, with only a couple reaching into the $1,000 range. Here is a list of some of the larger contributors as of the middle of last month.DISTRICT 2 COMMISSIONERMARVIN KOORN, RepublicanDonna Painter, Oak Harbor $250Dennis Painter, Oak Harbor $250MAC MCDOWELL, RepublicanWilliam L. McDowell, Brady, Texas $1,000Dennis and Jeanne Hunsinger, Scott AFB, Ill. $500James and Iris Morrow, Freeland $500Karl and Darlyne Krieg, Oak Harbor $500Ray and Phyllis Haman, Langley $300Noble and Associates, Oak Harbor $300Eric King, Oak Harbor $250Elise Gabelein, Freeland $250Ray E. Gabelein, Langley $250Fred Frei, Langley $250Mark and Linda D'Amato, Kirkland $250T.J. Roehl and Associates, Freeland $250F.D. Robinson, Rolling Hills, Calif. $250Mark Theune, Oak Harbor $250Steve and Chelsea Walden, Oak Harbor $200Scott and Ann Price, Bellevue $200Edwin Adamson, Oak Harbor $100Law Offices of Edwin Gould $100E.P. and R.L. Steinhoff, Freeland $100Brett and Jan Wilhelm, Greenbank $100Ryan Kingma, Oak Harbor $100Sheilah and Wayne Crider, Oak Harbor $100Linn Emrich, Camano $100Ted Jones, Langley $100David Johnson, Oak Harbor $100Barry Sehlin, Oak Harbor $100J.E.C. Wright, San Diego $100Willene Crampton, Oak Harbor $100B.R. Beeksma, Oak Harbor $100Jacob Cohen, Oak Harbor $100Gordon and Virginia Erickson, Langley $100LYNNE WILCOX, DemocratTrudy and J.P Sundberg, Oak Harbor $500Diane Kendy, Langley $500Wayne English, Camano $500Dominique Emerson, Langley $500Tom and Ann Campbell, Langley $500John Buczek, Camano $400Linda Moore, Langley $300William Applegate, Oak Harbor $300Stephen Shapiro, Langley $300Sally Goodwin, Clinton $300Robinson Lappin, Coupeville $200Marshal Saran, Freeland $200Michael Mogelgaard, Seattle $150Sandra Hillery, Seattle $150Nanette Leaman, Oak Harbor $100Nancy Nordhoff, Langley $100Diane Dicke, Langley $100Edward Van Patten, Greenbank $100Gary Piazzon, Coupeville $100Larry Harris, Freeland $100Sharon Emerson, Langley $100Fran Able, Langley $100H. James Howe, Coupeville $100Walter Eyer, Greenbank $100M. Elaine Burgess, Coupeville $100Kim Emily Drury, Langley $100Glendyn Smith, Oak Harbor $100Dean Enell, Langley $100Bonnie Rosenberry, Camano $100Ian MacGowan, Freeland $100Sarah Swanson, Oak Harbor $100Robert Merrick, Coupeville $100Barbara Dobson, Freeland $100Karen Anderson, Clinton $100Nancy Kennedy, Langley, $100Elliot Menashe, Clinton $100David Walker, Oak Harbor $100Duane Fulgham, Langley $100John Graham, Langley $100Maxine Gosenfeld, Oak Harbor $100Linda McNamara, Oak Harbor $100Marilyn Alexander, Langley $100Judith Buczek, Camano $100Frederick Prael, Langley $100John Comer, Coupeville $100Nora O'Connell-Balda, Oak Harbor $100E.V. Coleman, Oak Harbor $100Deborah Smith Heg, Greenbank $100Beverly Potter, Oak Harbor $100Martha Olsen, Greenbank $100William Hawkins, Palm Beach Fla. $100DISTRICT 1 COMMISSIONERMIKE SHELTON, RepublicanGordon Erickson, Langley $500Jim and Iris Morrow, Freeland $500Nichols Bros. Boat Yard, Freeland $500Cecil and Kaye Stuurmans, Coupeville $500Bill and Kathy Massey, Oak Harbor $500Marilyn Gabelein, Clinton $500William DeLapp, Greenbank $500Ray and Phyllis Haman, Langley $400H and H Properties, Langley $350John and Ruth Morgan, Langley $300Neal Hooberman, Freeland $250Jim and Anne Kossert, Maple Valley $250Frank Robinson, Freeland $250Albert and Pamela Luhn, Clinton $250Thomas Roehl, Freeland $250Mick Olson Corp., Freeland $250Ray and Laurie Gabelein, Langley $250James Scriven, Freeland $250Roy and Marilyn Simmons, Clinton $250Ted and Diane Johnson, Freeland $250Howard Vange, Freeland $200William Ray Pearson, Sultan $200Carl Simmons, Clinton $200Ray Lotto, San Francisco $200Steve Hochenedel, Langley $150Flowers By the Bay, Freeland $150Larry Thomson and Helga Johnson, Freeland $150Carl Spengler Jr., Langley $150Karl and Darlyne Kreig $100Sally Berry, Clinton $100Thomas Nack, Langley $100James Iverson, Langley $100Shirley Llewellyn, Freeland $100Walter Keck, Freeland $100Bill and Peggy Loyd, Langley $100Robert Kohlwes, Clinton $100Veit Excavating, Clinton $100Tom and Joan Handy, Greenbank $100Debra Waterman and Kent Myers, Langley $100Bill and Naida Thorsen, Clinton $100Kevin and Yvonne Klofenstein, Clinton $100Casy Knowles, Clinton $100Colleen Maschmedt, Clinton $100Erling F. Bangston, Freeland $100Tara Village, Freeland $100Wayne and Carol Havens, Stanwood $100Barry Sehlin, Oak Harbor $100Bill Benjamin, Clinton $100Ray and Eva Mae Gabelein, Clinton $100Mac McDowell, Oak Harbor $100Roy L. Simmons, Clinton $100Marshall Bronson, Coupeville $100Frank Todd, Clinton $100James Leierer, Langley $100Eric Thorsen, Clinton $100R.L. Johnston, Freeland $100LeRoy Olsen, Freeland $100William Mayer, Clinton $100Gladys Gabelein, Freeland $100Gordon Koetje, Greenbank $100John Wellen Shepard, Rochester, Minn. $100Allan Vautier, Clinton $100Jean Metheny, Langley $100J.B. Garrison, Camano $100Edward Oetken, Coupeville $100Gust M. Erikson, Clinton $100Robert Maschmedt, Seattle $100Lloyd Furman, Langley $50"