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Advocates Slam Betsy Johnson’s Conservative Record as She Submits Signatures to Qualify for the Ballot 

Moms Demand Action, Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon, EMILY’s List and Others Call Out Johnson’s Out-of-Touch, Conservative Voting Record [Portland, OR] – Advocates for gun violence prevention, reproductive rights, environmental issues, public education, and workers’ rights responded to Betsy Johnson submitting signatures to qualify for the ballot by slamming the long-time Senator’s conservative voting record, […]

Tina for Oregon Releases New Ad: “Essential”

Tina Kotek: “I’ll always be on the side of working people” [Portland, OR] – The Tina for Oregon campaign released a new ad, “Essential,” in which Tina speaks directly to voters about her fight for working families across Oregon. The ad highlights Tina’s track record as a champion for working people – raising the minimum […]

Week in Review: Johnson is Paying a Washington-Based Firm to Gather Signatures, Drazan Can’t ‘Walk Out’ on Her Failed Record on Homelessness, Kotek Picks Up Two More Endorsements

In other news: New Poll Confirms Oregonians Overwhelmingly Support Abortion Access [Portland, OR] – Betsy Johnson’s campaign has spent the past few months painstakingly promoting her “Betsy Brigades,” the volunteers circulating petitions for her gubernatorial bid, as a signal of grassroots momentum. But now that the August 16th deadline for submitting the signatures is looming, the […]

Community Alliance of Tenants Action Fund Endorses Tina Kotek

Advocacy Group Also Sets Record Straight On Drazan’s Failed Voting Record on Housing Issues  [Portland, OR]  The Community Alliance of Tenants Action Fund, Oregon’s first statewide tenants’ rights political organization, has endorsed Tina Kotek for Governor. “With evictions spiking across the state, CAT Action recognizes the importance of a leader with a record of prioritizing […]

New Poll Shows 62% in Oregon want Roe v. Wade Reinstated

Tina Kotek is the Only Candidate Endorsed by Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon and Pro-Choice Oregon  [Portland, OR] – New data released this week by the Oregon Values and Beliefs Center shows that an overwhelming majority of Oregonians support abortion rights in Oregon and would support reinstating Roe v. Wade, which solidifies the dynamics of […]

Governor Barbara Roberts Endorses Tina Kotek for Governor

Roberts Served as Oregon’s First Woman Governor, Remains a Respected Leader and Advocate for Equality [Portland, OR] – Governor Barbara Roberts, the first woman to serve as Oregon Governor, endorsed Tina Kotek for Oregon Governor at the Democratic Party of Oregon’s annual Wayne Morse Gala on Saturday.  Governor Roberts joins a strong coalition of Oregon leaders […]

Week in Review: “Longtime legislative staffer for Betsy Johnson repeatedly voiced hateful views online toward Black, Muslim and LGBTQ people,” Johnson Campaign Attacks Journalists, Lies About Campaign Questionnaires

In other news: Tina Kotek Shows She Is the Only Candidate with a Real Housing Plan and Launches Opening TV Ad of the General Election [Portland, OR] – Yesterday, The Oregonian broke the news that a long-time staffer for Betsy Johnson “repeatedly voiced hateful views online toward Black, Muslim and LGBTQ people”: “For more than eight and […]

Abortion Rights Will Be a “Potent Midterm Issue”

Kansas Ballot Measure Voted Down, First Debate Reveals Contrasts, and Johnson Campaign Lies About Not Receiving Questionnaires [Portland, OR] – This week, a ballot measure in Kansas that would have allowed lawmakers to ban abortion was rejected “in dramatic numbers and by an overwhelming margin.” Voters in Kansas sent a message to the nation: abortion […]

Tina Kotek Launches Opening TV Ad of the General Election

New Ad Highlights Tina’s Background and Her Plan to Address Homelessness Related to Serious Mental Illness and Addiction [Portland, OR] – Today the Tina for Oregon campaign launched its first TV ad of the general election.  The ad, “Food Bank,” highlights Tina’s background helping Oregonians struggling to make ends meet, including volunteering at her church’s […]

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