Cash and endorsements likely to cull crowded race for Denny Heck’s congressional seat

“The number of candidates adds a whole bunch of uncertainty,” said Todd Donovan, a political science professor at Western Washington University in Bellingham.

The most recent campaign finance numbers cover January through March of this year, and also last year if candidates were in the race. The report covering April through June will be filed in mid-July, less than three weeks before the field will be reduced to the top two vote-getters in the Aug. 4 primary.