Top 10 Local Pacs

The Register Guard (Eugene, OR), December 22, 2003 | Go to article overview

Top 10 Local Pacs


Byline: The Register-Guard

The political action committees are ranked by what they collected during the past five years. Figures encompass all contributions on campaign finance reports, covering gifts, loans and in-kind work. Donation totals consist of the amount given by family members, businesses and business partners.

1. Parkway Yes: $84,000

PAC founders: David Hauser, executive director, Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce; Eric Forrest, president of sales, Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. of Eugene; Gary Pape, president of Pape Properties and a Eugene city councilor; and Jeff Hoyt, a certified public accountant.

Major donors: Greg Demers and Frontier Resources, $10,000; Aaron Jones and Seneca, $7,000; John Musumeci and Arlie & Co., $5,900; Eugene First PAC, Delta Sand & Gravel, Wildish Sand & Gravel, Egge Sand & Gravel, PeaceHealth, Monaco Coach, $5,000 each.

Major issues: Overcome objections of Eugene's controlled growth advocates and win voter approval of West Eugene Parkway, a 5.8-mile bypass expected to cost $88 million.

Outcome: Won, November 2001

2. County Advocates for Public Safety: $80,000

PAC founders: Steve Moe, president of Intercity Engineering and a member of the Springfield Planning Commission.

Major donors: Aaron Jones and Seneca, $43,000; Harold Reed, Western Development Group, $6,000; Huey Enterprises, $6,000; Greg Demers and Frontier Resources, $5,000; Robert Harrison of Willamette Valley Co., $5,000; Superior Steel, $5,000.

Major issues: Promote several law and order levy and bond measures.

Outcome: Lost, November 2001 and 2002

3. Parks for All of Us: $74,000

PAC founders: Al Emrick, chief financial officer timber products company; Michael Schwartz, president Michael's Leather and Oak Furniture; Jeff Miller, former Eugene mayor and partner in an insurance agency.

Major donors: Field of Dreams PAC, $54,000; John Breeden, $2,000; American Linen, Delta Sand & Gravel, Eugene Freezing & Storage Co., Harry Ritchie, Hyundai Semiconductor, Suellen Laing, Northwest Natural, JH Gonyea, $1,000 donors.

Major issues: Promote $25.3 million measure to buy 230 acres to expand Ridgeline Park, a system of natural areas and trails in the south hills, plus additional 95 acres for future parks; finance development of 18 neighborhood parks, and upgrade 15 sports fields near schools; provide amenities to Skinner Butte, Delta Ponds and Amazon parks, and renovate aging but popular Amazon Pool.

Outcome: Won, November 1998

4. Gang of 9: $67,000

PAC founders: Ed Anderson, retired linen company executive; Liz Cawood, public relations firm owner; Otto Glausi, retired gasoline distributor; David Hilles, Chambers Construction president; Chuck McGlade, radiologist at Sacred Heart Medical Center; John Musumeci, real estate developer; Bob Mylenek, former manager of the Mercedes-Benz dealership; Susan Selig, visual artist and businesswoman; Jennifer Solomon, then-editor and current Eugene city councilor.

Major donors: John Musumeci and Arlie & Co. …

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