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Still, three-term incumbent Phil Harris has raised a healthy $100,870 (up by $10,000 just from last week). That's nowhere near the $170,625 he raised in 2002. Mager, running her first campaign, has raised $53,228 despite competing for funds in a three-way Democratic primary.





Bonnie Mager


Cavalry arrives: The state Democratic Central Committee sent $2,000 in back-to-back donations late last week.


Biggest one-time donor: Anne Buckley Jones, wife of Spokane physician Dr. Greg Jones: $1,000.





People with the last name of Mager: $1,447


Is it bad mojo to accept money from candidates who didn't win their own races? Mager has received donations from:





Donald Barbieri and his son Stephen. Don Barbieri was pounded by Cathy McMorris, R-Spokane, for a seat in Congress in 2004. Total of $1,500.





Bart Haggin and his wife Lindell. Bart Haggin was pounded by former Rep.





George Nethercutt for a seat in Congress in 2002. Lindell Haggin last year was frozen out of a seat on the Spokane County Planning Commission. Total $874.





Lunell Haught and her husband Robert Pyle. Haught was pounded by Harris way back in his first win in 1994. $500.





And Louise Chadez, who was pounded by Harris four years ago. Total $60.


Biggest Surprise: Developers Ron and Julie Wells: $250.





We play both sides: The Liberty Lake development firm, Greenstone gave $750 to Mager ... and $1,000 to Harris.


Mager's total: $53,228





Phil Harris


If they can build it, they will fund. Harris' campaign finance report reads like the telephone directory of construction, development and related firms from Spokane County.





Spokane Home Builders: $1,500





Frank Gurney, Inc. (or its president Tom Stewart): $2,400





Hanson Industries: $700





Spokane Rock Products: $1,000





Harley Douglass: $1,000





John Stone: $1,000





Summit Properties: $1,000





Swinging Doors/Bob Materne: $1,700





Central Pre-Mix: $500





CH2MHill: $500





Walt Worthy: $500





Lincoln Heights Investment: $1,000





Jim Cowles, CEO of Inland Empire Paper, who controls the real estate arm of the family and is uncle to The Spokesman-Review's Stacey and Betsy Cowles: $250





The "faint praise" award: Jim Emacio, the county's lead civil attorney with a donation of $35. Guess that's giving a few minutes of your time.





Please keep your money: Orville Moe, on trial for a number of sleaze and corruption complaints about how he does business at Spokane Raceway Park: $75.





Harris' total: $100,870


-- Kevin Taylor
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