Legislative Races: Devlin Poised To Spend $1 Million to Keep Senate Seat: Updated

  Based on his Oregon legislative salary of $1,801 per month, Senate Majority Leader Richard Devlin would need more than 46 years to earn the $1 million or so of contributor cash he will spend on his race against Republican challenger Mary Kremer. With one day to go before ballots are counted, state filings show the Democratic incumbent in Senate District 19 (Lake Oswego, Tualatin, West Linn ...   More
Monday, November 1, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon Treasurer

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

Trial Lawyers Lend Oregon Senate Candidate Barton $50K

Democrats are trying to make sure that what is expected to be a marquee legislative race in 2010 is no race at all. When Senate District 26 incumbent Rick Metsger (D-Welches) announced he would not seek re-election earlier this year, Republicans looked at the seat (which represents Hood River and parts of Clackamas and Multnomah Counties) as a potential pick-up. (As of October, Democrats outnumbered ...   More
Monday, December 14, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Sen. Rick Metsger Jumps Into the Treasurer's Race: Updated

State Sen. Rick Metsger (D-Welches) entered the race today for state treasurer, just ahead of tomorrow's 5 pm filing deadline for all candidates in Oregon. The treasurer's position opened yesterday with the death of incumbent Treasurer Ben Westlund, who died of cancer at the age of 60. Metsger, a 59-year-old former sports anchor at KOIN, has served in the Senate since 1999, chairing the Transportation ...   More
Monday, March 8, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS


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