Boldt faces three challengers for commissioner post

first_imgClark County Commissioner David Madore, on his first official day in office on Wednesday, asked fellow commissioners Tom Mielke and Steve Stuart if he could take a look at the county books in an effort to try and find savings. Roman BattanAge: 31.Party: Democrat.Residence: Camas.Campaign website.Money raised: $9,831.Marc BoldtAge: 57.Party: Republican.Residence: Hockinson.Campaign website.Money raised: $25,110.Pat CampbellAge: 67.Party: Independent.Residence: Vancouver.Campaign website.Money raised: $1,576.David MadoreAge: 60.Party: Republican.Residence: Vancouver.Campaign website.Money raised: $98,792.Marc Boldt, a Hockinson Republican seeking his third term on the Board of Clark County Commissioners, knows where to find some of his biggest critics. They serve on the executive board of the Clark County Republican Party.Boldt, who served in the state Legislature before being elected in 2004 to the county commission, was disciplined last year for making decisions with which the executive board didn’t agree. The party has endorsed anti-Columbia River Crossing activist and third-bridge proponent David Madore to represent District 2.Boldt, who has acknowledged that he’s become more moderate since his days in Olympia, said after he was sanctioned that he was disappointed but, “I think there’s a difference between being elected by the party and governing for everybody.”Madore, owner and chief executive officer of U.S. Digital, raised his profile in 2010 with his political action committee, NoTolls.com. Madore was the leading local donor in that fall’s elections, with NoTolls.com raising approximately $180,000 for candidates who were against light rail and bridge tolls. In 2011, Madore put $95,000 into another political action committee, Save Our City.Save Our City supported candidates including Vancouver City Councilor Bill Turlay, who ousted council incumbent Pat Campbell.For his bid to become a county commissioner, Madore has raised $98,792, with $90,000 of it a personal contribution, according to the state Public Disclosure Commission.last_img

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