One of Chris Dudley's Breakfast Guests This Saturday Has an Oregon Connection

Dudley at WW

Two of the Republican Party's leading national figures roll into Portland on Saturday morning to give a boost to GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley in the final run-up to the Tuesday election. Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have both been mentioned as potential contenders for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012. Neither man has the high-profile of former ...   More
Friday, October 29, 2010 NIGEL JAQUISS

Oregon Governor (Republicans)

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010 HANK STERN

Trail Mix From The Oregon Governor's Race

While we wait for tonight's election results from Referendum 71 and the Vancouver mayor's race in Washington, we surfed around to see what's new in the Oregon governor's race for next year. Ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber, running in the 2010 Democratic primary for his old job, picked up a $1,000 donation last week from Earth Day organizer founder and noted environmentalist Denis Hayes. Kitzhaber also ...   More
Tuesday, November 3, 2009 HANK STERN

Notable Campaign Contributions In The Oregon Governor's Race

As we return from Thanksgiving weekend, a visit to the Oregon election division's web site turns up a coupla leftovers in the 2010 governor's race worth noting from the month of November. Ex-Gov. John Kitzhaber collected $1,200 from NW Natural exec Gregg Kantor (Neil Goldschmidt's former press secretary) for his run in the Democratic gubernatorial primary. And former Oregon Secretary of State ...   More
Monday, November 30, 2009 HANK STERN

It's Official: Ex-Blazer Chris Dudley Can Produce a Gubernatorial Video

Ex-Trail Blazer/potential Oregon GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley is starting to put some of that campaign cash he's raised to some use. Dudley has just released the first of what he promises will be three videos this week. This initial offering, titled "Change" (there's a concept) takes us through what Dudley believes is Oregon's threatened "quality of life" and our need for "leaders ...   More
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 HANK STERN

The Campaign Talent Chris Dudley Is Importing

Although former Trail Blazer Chris Dudley has not yet formally announced he'll seek Oregon's GOP gubernatorial nomination, he is making campaign videos (his latest production is at the bottom of this post) and raising big money. And now Dudley has hired two experienced GOP campaign operatives. Dudley's campaign manager is Chris Gulugian-Taylor, the former head of the Nevada GOP and in 2008, ...   More
Wednesday, December 9, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Chris Dudley Officially Joins GOP Gov's Race

Former Portland Trail Blazer Chris Dudley officially announced his candidacy for the Republican gubernatorial nomination today at the North Portland campus of Self Enhancement, Inc. In front of an overflow crowd of about 150, former Blazers announcer Bill Schonley introduced Dudley, who he says "has never been afraid to take on the biggest guy or challenge." Dudley, who has never run for ...   More
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Chris Dudley's Responses To WW's Questions

On Monday morning, WW submitted written questions to GOP gubernatorial candidate Chris Dudley's spokeswoman for a story published today. Dudley spokeswoman Brittany Bramell was traveling Tuesday and like millions of other Blackberry users, suffered a loss of service, delaying her response until after our print deadline. We now have her responses. And here they are along with our questions: WW: ...   More
Wednesday, December 23, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Can Chris Dudley Defend Oregon Against Chicago?

An inquiring reader who's on Republican gubernatorial hopeful Chris Dudley's email list had a question after reading Dudley's promise yesterday to defend Oregon against Chicago Mayor Richard Daley's pledge to recruit Oregon businesses ticked about the passage last week of Measures 66 and 67. The question: Does Dudley, an ex-Trail Blazer who played for multiple NBA teams in a 16-year career, ...   More
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 HANK STERN

Today's Oregon Gubernatorial News Mailbox

In the space of less than one hour this afternoon, three of Oregon's candidates for governor emailed us the following: Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean will headline two fund-raising events (details TBD) on Feb. 11 Feb. 10 for former Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury, who's already gotten campaign help this election season from former Vice President Al Gore. Former ...   More
Monday, February 1, 2010 HANK STERN


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