City Commissioner-Elect Rene Gonzalez Asks Donors for Help in Paying for “Liabilities” Incurred During Campaign

Incoming Portland City Commissioner-elect Rene Gonzalez asked donors in a Dec. 20 email to help him pay for a number of expenses incurred in the last four months of his tumultuous campaign, including vandalism at his campaign headquarters downtown and legal bills racked up while challenging hefty city fines for alleged campaign violations.