A quick trip around YouTube this morning turned up this new ad urging a yes vote on Measures 66 and 67.
With two months to go until the Jan. 26 vote on increasing taxes on corporations and the wealthiest Oregonians, this ad is sure to be among a barrage from both sides that will compete this season with Christmas ads for omnipresence on TV.
Supporters of the tax increases have pulled in more than $500,000
, notching $300,000
from the Oregon Education Association and $50,000
from the Oregon School Employees Association.
As pointed out in this week's WW, opposition to the tax increases has had little problem raising cash for an ad campaign, collecting more than $1.5 million
so far though some of the donations from area companies such as Nike, City Center Parking and Portland General Electric take some work
Here's a glimpse of what opponents' winter ad campaign against the tax increases may look like, based on a theme they used in the summer: