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September 29, 2022
PORTLAND (AP) — A Portland City Council candidate has formally asked elections officials to waive a $77,000 fine, arguing that a deeply discounted downtown office space he received from a wealthy backer doesn't go against the city's campaign finance rules.
Since May, Rene Gonzalez's campaign has paid a $250 a month to rent the space in a downtown building owned by real estate mogul Jordan Schnitzer.
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