Most money, media attention flows to few candidates, but many are running for governor

SALEM – When Oregon’s registered Democrats and Republicans receive their primary ballots this spring, they’ll likely see about a dozen candidates for governor. Chances are, they’ll only recognize a few of the names.  With nearly four months to go before the primary election, candidates have already fallen into two groups.[Read More…]

Two House Democrats urge Oregon Supreme Court to keep Kristof out of governor’s race

Nick Kristof, pictured on his farm in Yamhill on Sept. 11, launched his campaign for governor on Wednesday, Oct. 27. (David Hume Kennerly/University of Arizona) Two Democratic state representatives Monday urged the Oregon Supreme Court to reject Nick Kristof’s assertion that he’s qualified to run for governor.  Reps. Andrea Valderrama,[Read More…]

Oregonians invited to ‘Let’s Talk’ session to share what they want from an Oregon governor

The governor’s office at the Capitol in Salem. (Salem Reporter) News organizations and nonprofit groups in Oregon have teamed up to learn what voters want candidates for governor to be talking about as they compete for votes. They seek Oregonians to participate in a “Let’s Talk,” 90-minute virtual listening session[Read More…]