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 endorsing Tina’s campaign, including U.S. Senators Wyden, Merkley and Warren, as well as former gubernatorial candidates State Treasurer Tobias Read and Nick Kristof.
“I’m proud to endorse Tina Kotek to be Oregon’s next governor,” said former Governor Barbara Roberts. “The stakes in this year’s Governor’s race are extraordinarily high. Tina has the experience, the skills, and the work ethic to deliver results on Oregon’s biggest challenges. She is committed to both job creation and protection of Oregon’s valuable environment. Tina is your best choice for Oregon.”
“I’m honored to have the support of Governor Roberts, who has been a force for progress in our state for decades,” said Tina Kotek, candidate for governor. “Our coalition is growing bigger everyday because Oregonians know that I will always put people first and fight to build a stronger, fairer state for everyone.”
For a list of trusted organizations, elected officials, and community leaders who have endorsed Tina for Oregon, please visit: www.tinafororegon.com/