A simple question. Will he represent the average citizen of Whatcom County? Will he represent the interests of businesses that provide employment for the average person in Whatcom County?
Campaign contributions: $15,545.
Major contributors (top five): Stillaguamish Tribe ($2,500), Tulalip Tribes of Washington ($2,500), Upper Skagit Indian Tribe ($2,500), Lummi Indian Business Council ($1,000), Thomas Smitch Consulting Group ($1,000).
Major endorsements: Whatcom County Democrats, Progressive Majority, Bellingham Firefighters IAFF Local No. 106, Conservation Voters, Whatcom County Council member Dan McShane, Whatcom County Council member Laurie Caskey-Schreiber.
SOURCES: BOB KELLY, PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION.
I don’t know why I asked this question. Well, yes actually I do. It is because there are still a lot of Whatcom County residents that feel Bob Kelly will represent their best interests, while given his funding base, I don’t think there is much chance that he will.