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Portland Business Alliance board of directors endorses candidates in Metro, Washington County and state races

Portland, Ore. – Today, the Portland Business Alliance board of directors announced its endorsement of candidates in a number of races.    

“These candidates have demonstrated a broad understanding of key issues related to job growth and the need to keep this region attractive for employers,” said Sandra McDonough, president and CEO of the Portland Business Alliance. “Throughout the endorsement process, the board has taken a close look at each candidates’ understanding of the decisions that will retain and grow jobs and maintain a high quality of life for everyone. We have concluded that these individuals are committed to those goals at their respective levels of government.”
 
Endorsements announced by the Alliance board today were:
 
House of Representatives
District 26: John Boylston
District 43: Tawna Sanchez
District 52: Mark Johnson
 
Washington County Commission
Position 3: Roy Rogers
 
Metro Council
Position 3: Craig Dirksen
Position 5: Sam Chase
The Alliance’s endorsement page can be found online: HERE.

Alliance board endorsements are based on a process that includes candidate interviews conducted by its endorsement committee, followed by a vote by the full board. Two-thirds of the board members present must agree before an endorsement is made.