Former state Sen. Margaret Carter
has droppedmay be dropping
out of the race for Multnomah County chair one day after she entered
Reports of her withdrawal from the race emerged earlier today at OregonPolitico.Com
and Blue Oregon
We've got a call in to Carter, a Portland Democrat who left the Legislature last year for a job at the state Department of Human Services. But if she's taking a page from Steve Novick's notebook of short-lived runs
for county chair and getting out of the race, that means a pretty clear path to the chairman's job for candidate Jeff Cogen, a Multnomah County commissioner.
UPDATED: She's out
, saying she wants to continue her work at the state.