SALEM, Ore. (AP) — By the time Oregonians cast their ballots, the issues and candidates will be well-known. Gov. John Kitzhaber's cowboy boots and Senate candidate Monica Wehby's surgeon scrubs will be all over television. But here are five things you might now know about the upcoming election:
Bill Dick faces two challengers
To the editor: As many of your readers know, this is the first contested judicial election for the third position in the seventh judicial district in a generation.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley wants to talk about taxes and the middle class. His Republican rival, Monica Wehby, would love to talk about the federal health care law.
SALEM — Republican state Rep. Dennis Richardson presented himself as the future and Gov. John Kitzhaber as the past as the two gubernatorial candidates met in their first debate Friday.
The Dalles Chronicle will stream the first 2014 Oregon governor’s debate between incumbent Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber and Republican challenger Dennis Richardson from Central Point.
Information packets are now available for citizens interested in running for the following positions: mayor, councilor at large, and councilors Position 1 (west district) and 2 (east district). The positions will be elected at the Nov. 4 general election.
To the editor: Another Primary Election day has come and gone. Once again, Rotary volunteers staffed the ballot box in the street in front of the courthouse. Wasco County voters love their Rotarians and the convenience of not having to get out of their car to deliver their ballots to the county clerk’s office.
To the editor: I write to thank the Republican voters of the 2nd District who overwhelmingly put their trust in me as the party’s nominee for Congress. I deeply appreciate your support and pledge to continue working hard for policies that will grow jobs and improve our economy, bring down our nation’s debt and get America back on track.
Richardson, Wehby to face Democrat incumbents
Commissioner Scott Hege secures another term.
Election polls will close at 8 p.m. tonight, May 20, and voters who did not receive a ballot, or have misplaced it, can come to the Wasco County Clerk’s office, 511 Washington Street, until closing to get it re-issued.
To the editor: We have witnessed Bridget Bailey develop from the school girl to the savvy business woman. She is getting our vote for county commissioner and we believe she deserves yours.
To the editor: We in Wasco County are Privileged to have two commissioners of the caliber of Scott Hege and Rod Runyon. These men are dedicated. They are experienced. They are knowledgeable. They are capable. They are compassionate about the people’s needs in our county.
To the editor: I recently had a home and studio built in The Dalles. This investment in the community has been enriched by meeting Bridget Bailey who is running for Wasco County Commissioner.