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As I See It: Kotek’s leadership will move Oregon forward

“Tina Kotek has the policy chops to develop effective strategies for change, and has the skills to bring diverse coalitions together to execute these plans. She has the fortitude to cast the tough votes, make the hard calls and follow through with difficult actions in order to see the work through. This includes holding those […]

Letter to the Editor: Kotek for Oregon’s Environment

As a student at the University of Oregon and an inhabitant of this beautiful state, I believe we must protect the natural environment, including the many gifts it has given us. I spend much of my free time outdoors because nature provides me with mental clarity and physical benefits. I am extremely grateful not only […]

Letter to the Editor: Vote Kotek for governor to protect our climate

Oregonian voters have the opportunity to make climate change a top priority by electing Tina Kotek as governor. Our state has passed environmental legislation with her leadership as speaker of the House, but much more is needed to protect the progress made in Oregon, and she is the leader we need to make that happen. […]

Letter to the Editor: Kotek for women’s rights

Right-wing politicians are dismantling access to abortion, and the Supreme Court appears ready to overturn Roe vs. Wade by this summer, which would officially erase nearly 50 years of precedent. Forcing people to carry a pregnancy to term is a burden that will fall hardest on Black women; even with Roe in place, the U.S. […]

Letter to the Editor: Kotek has supported public school students

As a current high school junior at Franklin High School, I see every day how Tina Kotek’s leadership has impacted me in school. It wasn’t until recently that I recognized that the resources and opportunities I’ve been afforded don’t just magically appear, but are a result of courageous, groundbreaking legislation. As House speaker, Tina fought […]

Opinion: Kotek got things done in the legislature

A former lawmaker cites the gubernatorial candidate’s big wins as a legislator and as House speaker. You’ve probably seen Tina Kotek pop up on advertisements on TV or online. She’s the former Speaker of the House who is running for Oregon governor. I’ve known Tina for 20 years. We met when she was first working […]

Kotek Dominates Newspaper Editorial Board Endorsements

[Portland, OR] – Former House Speaker and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tina Kotek has earned the endorsements of The Oregonian, Bend Bulletin, Portland Tribune, Willamette Week, Portland Mercury, Eugene Weekly and Bend Source Weekly, earning seven out of the eight editorial board endorsements announced thus far in the primary: The Oregonian “Democrats should choose Kotek as […]

Portland Tribune Endorses Tina Kotek in May Democratic Primary

On the Democratic side, the frontrunners are former Speaker Tina Kotek and Treasurer Tobias Read. Again: Experience matters. Both have served as legislators. Kotek also has been an activist for children and Read is now in statewide office as treasurer. We do not discount the rich endorsements Read has received from former Govs. Barbara Roberts […]

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