Sunday, September 21, 2014

Southern Oregon's Dennis Richardson woos liberal Portland

MAIL TRIBUNE - A city that prides itself on being liberal and “weird,” Portland finds itself courted by one of the most outspoken conservative voices in Oregon. Dennis Richardson, the Republican nominee for governor, said he needs to win over the liberal Willamette Valley in order to unseat John Kitzhaber in the Nov. 4 election. The Central Point retired lawyer has moved into a Lake Oswego home and set up his campaign headquarters just south of Portland. His wife, Cathy, also has pitched in with the campaign. ✧ “Many people think it’s impossible for me to win,” said Richardson, who has been a state representative since 2002. “Right now there are so many people dissatisfied with the incumbent that they’re ready to vote against him.”

Read more at the Mail Tribune
(Hat tip: Ruth Brodman, President of Jackson County Republican Women)

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