February 15th, 2006
Rich backer Michael Dunmire dumps $50K into Eyman’s PAC
Eye on Money: Developments
PDC filings show that multimillionaire Michael Dunmire gave $50,000 to Tim Eyman’s Voters Want More Choices political action committee last December. Eyman and his cohorts have not yet filed their financial reports for January 2006 with the PDC, but it’s very likely that Dunmire made another sizable contribution last month to help prop Tim up.
Dunmire is also doubtless the unnamed donor who funded Eyman’s “matching program” last month, one of Tim’s gimmicks to squeeze more money out of his declining pool of contributors. Eyman is now mostly reliant on special interests (multimillionaires, the gambling industry) to bankroll his initiative factory.