Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Republican Jon Justesen, questioning his party's priorities, drops bid for Oregon governorship

Sherman County rancher Jon Justesen, who often campaigned to the left of his party as he sought the GOP nomination for Oregon governor, said Thursday evening that he's pulling the plug on his candidacy. ✧ Justesen, who has made it clear in recent months that he was running an exploratory campaign, said in a statement that he will "remove himself from the race for the Republican nomination for governor and work toward solving issues and policies that are relevant to the economic future of Oregon."

Read more at OregonLive

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