Alliance announces endorsements for November election



Alliance announces endorsements for November election

This fall, the Alliance board of directors took a stance on several local and statewide ballot measures that have direct impacts on the Portland region’s economic competitiveness and quality of life. For a complete list on these important measures, check out our 2018 Voter Guide.

The Alliance also voted to endorse a slate of candidates for Portland City Council, Metro and the Oregon Legislature. All of these candidates have a strong record of support for the creation of family-wage jobs, increasing educational opportunities for our region’s residents, and have visionary plans to address the problems our entire community cares about, from traffic congestion to homelessness.

For Portland City Council Position 3, the Alliance endorses:

  • Loretta Smith

For Metro Council District 2, the Alliance endorses:

  • Joe Buck

For the Oregon Senate, the Alliance endorses:

  • Sen. Chuck Thomsen (R-Hood River)
  • Sen. Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose)

For the Oregon House of Representatives, the Alliance endorses:

  • Rep. Janelle Bynum (D-Happy Valley)
  • Rep. Julie Parrish (R-West Linn)
  • Rep. Rich Vial (R-Scholls)
  • Rep. Jeff Helfrich (R-Hood River)
  • Rep. Jeff Reardon (D-Happy Valley)
  • Candidate Christine Drazan (R-Canby)