Willamette Week Endorses Tina Kotek for Governor

Let’s make one thing clear: Kotek is different from the woman she hopes to succeed, Gov. Kate Brown. Yes, both are Portland liberals who have broken barriers for LGBTQ people. But Brown lucked into the governor’s office and never articulated a clear agenda for her six-year tenure. Kotek is decisive, focused on bettering the conditions […]

The Skanner Endorses Tina Kotek for Governor

Simply put, it is a perilous moment for Oregon. Drazan’s extreme pro-life stance is a danger to the state’s deeply entrenched support for reproductive rights and access to comprehensive health care. Drazan shares her opposition to gun control with Johnson, who has also voted against it. We must have strong gun control laws that protect […]

Oregon Governor’s Race Poll Alert: Kotek Holds Narrow Lead

With Support Fading for Johnson, Tina Positioned to Make Further Gains Among Democrats [Portland, OR] – The Democratic candidate for Governor, Tina Kotek, is holding a two-point lead (40%) over Republican Christine Drazan (38%), according to new polling conducted by GBAO on behalf of the Tina Kotek campaign. Non-affiliated candidate Betsy Johnson lags far behind […]

GBAO Polling Memo

To: Friends of Tina KotekFrom: GBAODate: October 19, 2022 OR Governor’s Race Poll Alert: Kotek Holds Narrow Lead  The race for Oregon Governor remains very tight, with Democrat Tina Kotek (40%) leading  Republican Christine Drazan (38%) by just two points. Non-affiliated candidate Betsy Johnson  lags far behind at 14%, and her support has been steadily […]

Local Elected Officials Set the Record Straight on Christine Drazan’s Failed Record on Homelessness

Eugene Mayor: “Christine Drazan’s only record on Oregon’s homelessness crisis is that she chose partisanship and corporate special interests over Oregonians” [Salem, OR] – Local elected officials from Beaverton, Eugene, and Salem joined Tina Kotek for a press conference in Salem yesterday to set the record straight on Republican Christine Drazan’s failed record on homelessness. […]

New TV Ad Sets the Record Straight on Drazan’s Failed Record on Homelessness

“Christine Drazan is a good politician, but a terrible liar.” [Portland, OR] – The Tina Kotek campaign launched a new TV ad setting the record straight on Republican Christine Drazan’s failed record on homelessness. Almost three years ago, Tina Kotek called for a state of emergency on Oregon’s homelessness crisis. Governor Kate Brown did nothing. […]

Christine Drazan’s Climate Plan is to … Send a Letter to Congress?

Drazan Flubs Discussion of Climate Change in Willamette Week Interview, Reveals Opposition to Inflation Reduction Act [Portland, OR] – At an endorsement interview with the Willamette Week last week, Republican Christine Drazan bragged that she sponsored legislation to support a “very specific” federal response to the climate crisis. The hard-hitting legislation? A memorial resolution (aka […]

The Oregonian Endorses Tina Kotek for Governor

Her talent for developing specific policy solutions is unrivaled, with her plan to address Oregon’s housing shortage and homelessness as a case study. Her nine years as House speaker demonstrate her tenacity in tackling daunting challenges and success in assembling support to follow through. And her exacting standards bode well for oversight of state agencies […]

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